| Jan 3, 2015
| 6:07 PM
The Ducks' endless search for a left wing to complement Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry looped back on itself during Saturday's practice when Coach Bruce Boudreau auditioned Rene Bourque in that spot. Boudreau had put Bourque there earlier this season but...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:57 PM
While the final chapter of how the Central Division was won likely will be written during the Blackhawks' last games of the regular season, the plot already has begun to thicken with the halfway mark looming.
The Hawks are in the midst of a stretch of...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:21 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Forty-one down, 41 to go.
The Blackhawks reached the midway point of the 2014-15 regular season Thursday night and they did it in style with their fourth victory in their last six games, this one a 4-2 triumph over the Wild at...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 6:08 PM
In the NHL, an injury to one player opens the door for another. In the case of the Blackhawks, that means top prospect Teuvo Teravainen finally will be getting his chance.
The Hawks recalled Teravainen from Rockford on Friday, a day after third-leading...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:46 PM
WASHINGTON — After a game that was anything but routine, Niklas Hjalmarsson and his Blackhawks teammates are looking forward to a little normalcy.
"It has been kind of a circus around here for the last couple of weeks and we can't wait to go...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:33 PM
Messages sent in late December don't have as much impact as, say, those delivered in March, but the Blackhawks and Predators did the best they could with what the NHL schedule dictated when they faced off Monday night at the United Center.
The top two...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
+ Despite losing 223 man-games to injuries, the Columbus Blue Jackets have continued to surge. They're 9-1-1 in December, including 5-1-1 at home, and have one...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:48 PM
The Blackhawks saw firsthand a year ago the difficulties of playing immediately after the NHL's three-day Christmas break when they shellacked the Avalanche 7-2 at the United Center.
League rules prohibit teams from any official contact with players...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:28 PM
BOSTON — The defensemen credit the forwards. The forwards credit the defensemen. Everyone credits the goaltenders.
When it comes to the number of goals the Blackhawks have allowed this season, they're all correct as it has been a strong effort...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:46 PM
The home shutout string the Blast took into Friday night's game against the Milwaukee Wave was downright impressive by professional indoor soccer standards — eight quarters and nine-plus minutes without allowing an opponent to score.
And while the...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:36 PM
No one is rooting harder for the Blackhawks and Canadiens to meet in the Stanley Cup Final than Denis Savard.
The Hall of Famer, who has deep ties to both venerable clubs, can envision the kind of impact a series between two of the pioneering franchises...