| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:03 AM
Obscured a bit by incessant chirping about chirping Thursday: It's continuing to look as if the Chicago Blackhawks will get one of their best players back next week, as they hoped.
Patrick Sharp, out since March 20 with an apparent leg injury, didn't...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 10:32 AM
On the eve of the season finale, the Chicago Blackhawks' postseason hopes may have received another boost.
Center Dave Bolland, out since taking an elbow to the head March 9, took part in a brief 15-minute workout at Johnny's Ice House West on Saturday....
| Apr 12, 2011
| 3:02 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Whether the Chicago Blackhawks get reinforcements for Game 1 against the Canucks is not clear. But it's officially a possibility.
Dave Bolland and Troy Brouwer both suited up and skated with the Hawks on the eve of their...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo was talking about his favorite former Blackhawks nemesis:
“I don’t think they won the Stanley Cup because of Dustin Byfuglien.’’
Nope, just the Vancouver and San Jose series when he had eight goals...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 12:44 PM
VANCOUVER -- The Chicago Blackhawks will have a key cog in their lineup back when they hit the ice for Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals against the Canucks on Wednesday night.
Winger Troy Brouwer, who missed the final three games of the...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 2:50 PM
VANCOUVER -- It appears the Chicago Blackhawks will be without the services of winger Tomas Kopecky for Game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinals against the Canucks.
Kopecky suffered an upper-body injury during the first period of Game 1 on...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 3:30 PM
VANCOUVER -- Dave Bolland won't play for the Chicago Blackhawks against the Canucks in Game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinals, but the center is still optimistic he will take the ice at some point in the series.
"I have it in my head that I...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 10:07 PM
Ben Smith, hero.
Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, and Patrick Sharp, zero.
That’s a zero in terms of goals – combined, mind you -- and impact on the Blackhawks in their playoff series with Vancouver.
The Hawks’ big shooters...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 7:48 PM
The last two springs, the Blackhawks would’ve made Vancouver melt down.
In Game 4, they made the Canucks flat quit.
Not by beating them up, but by beating them to loose pucks and winning board battles. By moving the puck efficiently and skating...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 12:43 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Brent Seabrook has been ruled out for the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 5 against the Canucks on Thursday night.
The stalwart defenseman was not on the ice for the morning skate at Rogers Arena after traveling with the team to...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Whether or not Brent Seabrook is in the lineup Sunday night is the pressing question. But the Chicago Blackhawks defenseman took another step toward that by joining his teammates for practice Saturday.
Seabrook, out for the last two games of the series...