| Feb 22, 2015
| 6:56 AM
On the Instagram account of Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo, a smiling photo of late NHL defenseman Steve Montador with friends accompanies a caption that summed up sentiments around the league.
"The time we shared made me wiser, stronger, more...
| May 9, 2015
| 3:07 PM
As Derrick Rose stoically described the biggest shot he has made in years late Friday night at the United Center, his body bounced steadily.
Rose's knees bobbed and his feet tapped. He couldn't sit still. Sure, Rose was excited. But he also appeared...
| May 6, 2015
| 6:54 AM
For those of you scoring at home, Game 3 of Blackhawks-Wild went Patrick Kane 1, Corey Crawford 0. Here’s your “5 things’’ blog as you enjoy the “State of Hockey’’ going-out-of-business sale this week.
| Jun 17, 2015
| 8:50 AM
John McDonough's eyes moistened as he stopped in mid-sentence to look into 300 level at the United Center.
McDonough was standing at center ice late Monday night after the Blackhawks beat the Lightning 2-0, reflecting on what it meant to win the team'...
| May 8, 2015
| 6:31 AM
Five things about the Blackhawks' four-game sweep of the Wild:
1. The Hawks’ sweep of the Wild was surgical, disciplined and brilliantly executed by world-class talent.
Now can everyone leave the room so Duncan Keith can sleep until next week?...
| May 3, 2015
| 9:46 PM
Admittedly, Patrick Kane struggled with patience Sunday for the first 39 mundane minutes of Game 2 between the Blackhawks and the Wild.
The panache came more naturally for Kane.
"This is fun," Kane said after scoring two goals in the Blackhawks' 4-1...
| May 4, 2015
| 6:50 AM
When the Blackhawks play their best game of the postseason, a classic 4-1 win mindful of their Stanley Cup years, it's a lot of fun to write a "5 things" blog.
1. Maybe the best description of the Hawks’ performance in Game 2 is professional....
| Jun 20, 2015
| 6:20 AM
Nobody would have blamed Gov. Bruce Rauner if he had pulled Blackhawks President John McDonough aside after Thursday's rally at Soldier Field to ask for tips on messaging.
Everybody in Chicago would have understood — and probably welcomed —...
| May 5, 2015
| 8:58 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — At the end of the first period Tuesday night, Blackhawks fourth-line center Marcus Kruger pummeled Wild forward Jason Pominville.
It was the kind of hit the Wild could have considered cheap if they wanted, a testy exchange that a...
| May 5, 2015
| 11:55 AM
Denis Lemieux: "... Highsticking happen when the guy take the stick, you know, and he go like that. ... Against the rules. You know, you're stupid when you do that. Just some English pig with no brains, you know. ...You do that, you go to the box, you...
| May 1, 2015
| 5:59 PM
Here's the "5 Things'' blog from Game 1 of Blackhawks-Wild while wondering whether the Hawks ever get tired of allowing three-goal periods:
1. The Hawks choked away a three-goal lead against the Wild in Game 1 on Friday night, and immediately come the...