| May 25, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Jonathan Toews leaped into Marian Hossa's arms and yelled so loudly it threatened to drown out the 22,014 on hand at the United Center to witness either the end of the Blackhawks' season or what they hoped was the beginning of an epic comeback.
| May 20, 2013
| 10:28 PM
DETROIT — Sometimes, it takes more than urgency and effort.
Sometimes, a hockey team can pack all the sandpaper and abrasiveness coaches seek for a road trip into a hostile arena, and it still won't be enough.
Sometimes, playing with a sense...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:19 PM
If the rosters of past Stanley Cup champions hand-painted on concrete walls inside Joe Louis Arena didn't reiterate to the Blackhawks that they face a Red Wings tradition, not just a team, defenseman Brent Seabrook unwittingly offered a reminder....
| May 15, 2013
| 5:06 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — The top of the list includes Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa. Patrick Sharp is coming off another great playoff series, and Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland have come up with big postseason goals in the past.
| May 15, 2013
| 7:45 PM
The Blackhawks are known for being a fast team. And no, it's not because of Patrick Kane's rumored sordid escapades. To counter the Hawks' team speed, Detroit coach Mike Babcock said he wants this Western Conference semifinal series to be a "grind fest."...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:12 PM
So this is the dreamy, second-round match up that was to titillate the senses? The type of grudge match that was to rekindle all the deep-seeded ill feelings Chicagoans and Detroiters had for each other in the days of the old Norris Division?
| May 18, 2013
| 6:31 PM
There were times during their first-round series against the Wild when the Blackhawks weren't at their best.
Despite those moments, the Hawks cruised past their under-manned foe in five games.
Memo to the Hawks: The Red Wings aren't the Wild....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Where are the Blackhawks' stars?
In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, the Hawks grabbed a win with goals from four unlikely sources: Brandon Saad, Johnny Oduya, Andrew Shaw and Dave Bolland. Since then, the offense has been hauntingly quiet, especially...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:34 PM
With the Stanley Cup Final tied at one win apiece, the Blackhawks will try to regain control of the series—and snap two streaks—when they hit the ice for Game 3 on Monday in Boston.
One streak is the Bruins' six straight wins at home. The...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:31 PM
BOSTON — Secrecy surrounded the odd circumstances of Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa missing Monday night's 2-0 loss to the Bruins with an upper-body injury.
But a bigger mystery more relevant in Chicago had little to do with Hossa.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The T-shirt in support of one of Boston's great role players is as clever as it is profane.
"Yippee Paille … !"
There's another word following Paille, of course, but this is a family newspaper and you'll either need to locate one of those T-...