| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Tip to Blackhawks fans awaiting the start of the Stanley Cup Final:
It’s never too early to start hating Brad Marchand.
If you wait, however, don’t worry. You won’t fall behind the class much because it will take about one shift...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The Hawks are set on relishing this run toward the Stanley Cup.
Of course, winning the Cup in 2010 was, in a word, epic for Chicago.
"The last time we won it we had the best summer," captain Jonathan Toews said. "There was so much going on that we...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:41 PM
About five hours before the puck dropped Wednesday for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw posted this on his Twitter feed: "The moment we all dreamed about as kids! Game 1 Stanley Cup Finals!''
At midnight at the United...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
I agree with the adage that suggests "luck is where hard work meets opportunity."
It was coined by a first-century Roman philosopher named Seneca, but I always attribute it to former Blackhawk Richie Preston. It's more colorful that way and it's a way...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:35 PM
When Andrew Shaw scored to mercifully end Game 1 in the third overtime Wednesday at the United Center--giving the Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins--NBC captured some of the best celebration audio you'll ever hear.
"Bollie! I love you!"...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Ever since unloading Kris Versteeg and Andrew Ladd shortly after they won the Stanley Cup in 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks have been looking for a third line that can check, score and annoy opponents.
For now -- everything with Joel Quenneville is only...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:10 PM
An incidental but valuable benefit of growing a playoff beard is that it can hide some of the cuts and bruises players accumulate during a long postseason run.
Jeff Carter's thick beard almost covered a line of stitches on the right side of his chin,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:14 AM
For all the talk of the Blackhawks facing a destructive, physical Kings team in the Western Conference finals, it was the Kings who were missing players because of big hits.
For all the talk of the Hawks not faring well against bigger, tougher teams,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Remember when the Chicago Blackhawks outskated everybody?
Yeah, they set a record, such as the silly NHL records are, for not losing in regulation for half of this half-season. The Hawks came out of the lockout quicker and faster on their skates and...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 11:11 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Canucks got revenge on the Blackhawks the best way they knew how: On the scoreboard.
In the first meeting between the teams since defenseman Duncan Keith injured the Canucks' Daniel Sedin with an elbow to the head...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:17 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jamal Mayers punched Raffi Torres in the face, then Patrick Kane punched the rest of the Coyotes in the gut.
It didn't take long for the Blackhawks to get their reprisal on Torres and not much longer to get the last laugh, too, as...