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Ben Smith (ice hockey)

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  • No stars? Check ... Still winning? Check

    In a world where Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are healthy, the Blackhawks are the best puck-possession team in the NHL. They are offensive monsters. They play keepaway up and down the ice. Opponents can get the puck back when they fish it out of...
  • Bollig, birds and a wild Blackhawks win

    Bollig, birds and a wild Blackhawks win
    You probably thought you'd seen everything a Blackhawks Bruins game had to offer when these teams met in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. Uh, no. Not only did Sunday's rematch at the United Center end in a shootout—which, of course, is impossible...
  • Blackhawks test their Bears knowledge

    Blackhawks test their Bears knowledge
    Soldier Field in March may be just as brutal as a December football game. The Hawks on Friday will test the outdoor ice rink on the field before the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series matchup with Pittsburgh on Saturday. Playing in Chicago has turned some...
  • Hossa stars in Hawks' win over Wings

    Hossa stars in Hawks' win over Wings
    The Blackhawks and Red Wings don't need brackets, Cinderellas or buzzer beaters to get their madness on. All the bad blood from 90-plus years of facing each other is plenty. Take Sunday's game at the United Center.     FIRST PERIOD About five...
  • Want a Stanley Cup? Impress the Hawks first

    Want a Stanley Cup? Impress the Hawks first
    Being the new guy is never easy. Especially when your roster is packed with NHL All-Stars, Olympic medalists and Stanley Cup champions. That's what Blackhawks newbies Ben Smith, Michael Kostka and Brandon Pirri are going through now. However, so far...
  • Blackhawks assemble! Casting Kostka and Co. as Avengers

    Blackhawks assemble! Casting Kostka and Co. as Avengers
    He may have been the only Thor sporting a boot on Halloween, but there is no arguing Blackhawks defenseman Michael Kostka's uncanny resemblance to the God of Thunder—the Marvel version, anyway. "I think that started maybe [the] beginning of last...
  • Something has to change, starting with the top line

    Something has to change, starting with the top line
    The Bruins are pounding the Blackhawks physically. They are killing the Hawks at the faceoff circle. They are beating them on the scoreboard. Hat trick. In fact, that’s the dead-bang hat trick that guarantees losing a Stanley Cup Final....
  • Blackhawks, Wings react to Smith suspension

    Blackhawks, Wings react to Smith suspension
    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. NHL Senior...
  • Hawks say, 'Thank you sir, may I have another shot at Luongo?'

    Hawks say, 'Thank you sir, may I have another shot at Luongo?'
    Chicago, delirious. Vancouver, suicidal. 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...
  • Blackhawks add winger Segal to the mix

    Blackhawks add winger Segal to the mix
    The Chicago Blackhawks added another forward to the mix of players who will battle for jobs when training camp opens later this month as they agreed to terms with right wing Brandon Segal on a one-year contract Thursday. The 28-year-old Segal had five...
  • Blackhawks set roster for preseason opener

    Blackhawks set roster for preseason opener
    The Chicago Blackhawks announced their roster for the team's first exhibition game Tuesday night against the Oilers in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and it includes many of the prospects in training camp along with a sprinkling of veterans. "We have a lot...