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Ben Smith (ice hockey)

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  • Blackhawks' line tinkering finally pays off

    MONTREAL — Joel Quenneville doesn't have a set way of informing the Blackhawks what lines they will be skating on during any particular game. Sometimes, Quenneville will tell them himself, sometimes he will have an assistant do it and sometimes...
  • Thursday's recap: Predators 3, Blackhawks 2

    The summary James Neal scored three goals to lift the Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena. Ben Smith and Andrew Shaw scored for the Hawks. In the nets Antti Raanta was solid in goal for the Hawks but...
  • Blackhawks trade Leddy, get under salary cap

    Blackhawks trade Leddy, get under salary cap
    Someone had to go. That someone turned out to be Nick Leddy. The anticipated departure of one of the Blackhawks' regulars came to fruition Saturday when the team traded Leddy to the Islanders for three prospects. The Hawks needed to make a deal by...
  • Patrick Kane ready to face hometown Sabres

    Patrick Kane ready to face hometown Sabres
    Saturday night the puck drops for the Blackhawks home opener against the Sabres at 7:30. The Hawks will be trying to generate some momentum off their 3-2 shootout victory of the Dallas Stars on Thursday. Goaltender Corey Crawford  unquestionably stole the...
  • Blackhawks set to embark on another title journey

    At 1:54 p.m. Wednesday, the wheels went up on the Blackhawks team plane as it departed O'Hare for Thursday's opening game against the Stars. The Hawks spent the entire summer finalizing their flight plan. Destination: Dynasty. There are no alternate...
  • Blackhawks' Versteeg sidelined three weeks

    Blackhawks' Versteeg sidelined three weeks
    Just when it appeared the injury tide had turned for Kris Versteeg, the Blackhawks forward limped off the ice Tuesday and is sidelined once again. Coach Joel Quenneville said Wednesday that Versteeg would miss about three weeks with a lower-body...
  • Kris Versteeg injured, questionable for opener

    Forward Kris Versteeg sustained a lower body injury during the Blackhawks practice at Johnny’s Ice House West on Tuesday morning and is questionable for the season opener Thursday night against the Stars in Dallas. About halfway through the...
  • Barker among 52 invited to Blackhawks' training camp

    Barker among 52 invited to Blackhawks' training camp
    The Chicago Blackhawks released their official training camp roster Thursday, and the list includes 52 players who will compete for jobs for the 2014-15 NHL season. The biggest surprise is the presence of Cam Barker, who was considered a bust with the...
  • Missing desperation factor, Kings miss out on chance to end series

    Missing desperation factor, Kings miss out on chance to end series
    Every time the Kings have had to be resilient during a sometimes-turbulent playoff journey this spring, they've bounced back emphatically. They faced elimination six times in the first two rounds and not only escaped but thrived, gaining confidence as...
  • Kings suffer double downer in 5-4 loss to Blackhawks in Game 5

    Kings suffer double downer in 5-4 loss to Blackhawks in Game 5
    Almost eight eye-catching minutes flew by — 7:56, to be precise — without a stoppage in play between the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks in the first overtime period at the United Center. The edge-of-your-seat, frenzied action surely had to...
  • 10 things about Hawks' trip to nowhere

    10 things about Hawks' trip to nowhere
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was the Blackhawks’ choke in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals that ended their Stanley Cup defense: 1. The Hawks need a second-line center. Here we go again. If it takes trading, say, Brent...