| Sep 30, 2011
| 10:59 AM
After delivering an illegal hit to the head of the Chicago Blackhawks' Ben Smith during an exhibition game Wednesday night, the Detroit Red Wings' Brendan Smith was suspended for the remainder of the preseason and five regular season games.
| Apr 24, 2011
| 9:21 PM
The first one, I’m sure about. The second is a good guess. This is a meltdown of epic proportions, even for the weak-willed Canucks. There’s not enough Kokanee in British Columbia to anesthetize the...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:03 PM
CALGARY, Alberta --Even in the midst of a four-game winning streak that has catapulted them to the top of the Western Conference standings, the Chicago Blackhawks are looking to fortify their team.
To that end, the Hawks recalled forward Ben Smith...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:43 PM
CALGARY, Alberta -- The Chicago Blackhawks will have a different look to their lineup when they take the ice against the Calgary Flames on Friday night in search of their fifth consecutive victory.
Winger Michael Frolik is sidelined with a left shoulder...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:48 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. — All Chicago Blackhawks were present and accounted for during Tuesday’s practice at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
Defenseman Brent Seabrook, who has missed three consecutive games with a lower-body injury, and winger...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:00 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks were back on home ice for the first time in more that two weeks as they faced the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night at the United Center.
The Hawks were looking to build on their recent six-game road trip during which they won three...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:50 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks assigned forward Ben Smith to Rockford of the American Hockey League on Monday.
The 23-year-old rookie has one goal in seven games with the Hawks this season. Smith had one hit and no shots on goal in 5 minutes, 48 seconds of ice...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Bryan Bickell is getting another chance to prove he belongs in the Chicago Blackhawks' lineup.
The winger will replace rookie Ben Smith, who was sent to Rockford of the American Hockey League on Monday, when the Hawks face the Western Conference-...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:15 AM
When the Chicago Blackhawks kick off a stretch of 14 home games out of their next 17 contests Friday night against the Anaheim Ducks, they will do so without winger Daniel Carcillo.
The veteran suffered an upper-body injury during the Hawks' 4-3...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:12 AM
With the Chicago Blackhawks off for six days the NHL All-Star break, the team assigned forwards Ben Smith and Brandon Pirri to Rockford of the American Hockey League on Wednesday.
The rookies will remain active while the rest of the Hawks -- excluding...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Already mired in a four-game losing skid, the Chicago Blackhawks received more bad news Monday as forward Patrick Sharp will be sidelined 3-to-4 weeks with an upper-body injury.
Sharp was injured during the first period of the Hawks' 3-2 defeat to the...