| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:15 AM
Highland Park boys hockey is all about heart, and sometimes, that heart gets broken.
Hopes of an Illinois High School Hockey League North Central Division title evaporated in the final game of a best-of-three playoff series Sunday, thanks to a 4-3...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:12 PM
The true stretch run has begun with the trade deadline Monday and the Blackhawks have 18 games remaining during which they will attempt to catch the second-place Blues in the Central Division — they trail by four points — while also hold off...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:10 PM
TAMPA — Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman got his man — or at least one of them.
The Hawks acquired four-time NHL All-Star Kimmo Timonen on Friday night in exchange for two draft picks, bolstering a defense that has been shaky at...
| Mar 1, 2015
DENVER The chances of the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche meeting in the first round of the playoffs again are slim to none, but the two Central Division rivals picked up right where they left off last spring Saturday night.
In a catch-your-breath,...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:50 PM
Snapping a confidence-draining losing skid took a back seat to news that could affect the Blackhawks on a much grander scale.
During the Hawks' 3-2 shootout victory over the Panthers on Tuesday night at the United Center, winger Patrick Kane left the...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 10:21 AM
While the Blackhawks reacted Wednesday to the loss of leading scorer Patrick Kane, it was learned that the perpetrator of the incident won't face further punishment.
The Blackhawks placed Kane on long-term injured reserve with an upper-body injury and...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:04 AM
Bang went Patrick Kane.
Snap went Derrick Rose.
Crash went the title hopes of the United Center.
Both teams. Within hours. Beep, beep. Drive home safely, Chicago.
Maybe it won’t turn out to be that bad, but that’s what it felt like...
| Feb 25, 2015
Although poor weather conditions kept her from the seven-day goal of her Triple 7 Quest series, Kim Pursley has returned home after successfully running seven marathons on seven continents. Pursley, 44, of Forest Hill was 20 minutes from landing...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:24 AM
It’s their heads or their hearts. Maybe both.
Either way, the Blackhawks are stinking it up these days. Get them a brain scan. Schedule an EKG. Figure it out because the Hawks apparently are incapable of preparing properly for a game and are...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 7:14 PM
The minutes following the Blackhawks' trouncing at the hands of the Bruins on Sunday afternoon ticked away before the dressing room was finally opened to the media.
Nearly 15 minutes after being annihilated 6-2 by the struggling Bruins, every member...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:19 PM
They have defeated the Predators three times, the Blues, Canadiens, Ducks and Penguins twice.
They have lost to the Oilers, Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets and Coyotes.
The Blackhawks have had a Jekyll & Hyde season, often playing to the level of their...