| Jan 31, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Two nights of disillusionment had the Ducks in a dark place Friday night.
Getting beaten by the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-1, Friday at Honda Center had them outscored a combined 10-4 against two Western Conference rivals.
“They were a lot better...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:19 PM
The Panthers may be in ninth place of the Eastern Conference, but they certainly haven't been pushed around by the league's elite.
In the past three games alone the Panthers have knocked off the resurgent Metropolitan Division-leading Islanders and...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:03 PM
WINNIPEG — Noted philosopher Daniel Carcillo opined that the Blackhawks were focusing on "getting their swag back" when they faced the Jets in a key Central Division showdown Friday night.
Thanks to the king of swag — Patrick Kane —...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 4:17 PM
In a matchup of Calder Trophy candidates, Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad and Predators center Filip Forsberg took turns scoring goals and earning votes Sunday afternoon at the BB&T Center.
But in the end, the story line centered on Forsberg and how...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:18 AM
This isn’t a rant. This isn’t going all Chicken Little.
But I’m mad about the way the Blackhawks insulted our supposed viewing pleasure with that eyesore in Minnesota on Tuesday.
If that wasn’t the worst Blackhawks effort...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:24 PM
Corey Perry responded to a five-game goal-less skid by getting two in the net.
Thursday, the Ducks' high-scoring right wing will co-star with goaltender Pekka Rinne and the Western Conference's fellow division-leading Nashville Predators in a high-...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 9:14 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — They didn't move their feet, they took bad penalties, they failed to clear the crease of loose pucks and they didn't control the puck nearly well enough to create scoring chances.
In fact, the Blackhawks didn't do much of anything...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:44 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Blackhawks' traveling road show pulled into Minnesota on Monday with little fanfare.
When it comes to the Central Division this season, teams other than the Hawks have demanded the lion's share of attention, most notably...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:58 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Stocked with talent and experience, the Blackhawks appear poised to make a run at their third Stanley Cup in six seasons. There are, however, obstacles that could make them stumble in that quest. Here are five of them:...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:10 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Corey Crawford’s broken stick that was discarded in a corner outside the Blackhawks’ dressing room told the story.
It was a frustrating end to the Hawks’ first game following a six-day break for the NHL All-Star Game...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:15 PM
When the Blackhawks are going well, they play the best puck possession game in the NHL.
When they aren't doing so well, it's a result of that puck possession game slipping.
In losing three of their last five games and five of their last eight, the...