| May 24, 2014
| 9:25 PM
The Blackhawks have 10 Olympians on their playoff roster for the Western Conference finals, and Kings second-liners Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson are owning them. Owning every shift. Owning this series.
Carter and young wingers kids...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Minutes after his latest Jordanesque moment Friday night at the Staples Center, Blackhawks savior Patrick Kane and captain Jonathan Toews exchanged knowing glances.
As if they knew something nobody else in Chicago did, that all along the Western...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks' 5-4 double-overtime win Wednesday over the Kings in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals:
1. It’s amazing what happens when you skate, pass, shoot and crash the net. It shouldn&...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:20 PM
LOS ANGELES — Hockey isn't basketball or badminton or golf, but perhaps the ultimate team sport. Everybody dressed for games typically contributes as the coach rolls four offensive lines and rotates three defensive pairs.
One man can do only so...
| May 10, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Stewing on the Blackhawks' bench Friday night at the Xcel Energy Center as the final seconds of a 4-2 loss to the Wild ticked off, coach Joel Quenneville's scowl said it all.
To paraphrase: "#!#%&$#!"
Quenneville looked furious....
| May 11, 2014
| 10:16 PM
With 15 minutes, 27 seconds left in a tied, tense game Sunday night at the United Center, it felt like the right time for the Blackhawks to get serious.
Captain Serious, of course.
Jonathan Toews detests that nickname almost as much as he hates...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Most people look at a calendar when they plan their springtime activities.
Bryan Bickell simply looks out the window and senses the need to get busy.
"The grass is greener and I know it's that time of the year,'' Bickell said Sunday after the...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:33 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The serenade of Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford sounded sillier with every extended syllable Tuesday night, yet at the oddest times the home fans' words still echoed off the walls.
"CRAW-FORD! CRAW-FORD!" they yelled again and...
| May 18, 2014
In the Chicago Blackhawks dressing room Tuesday night, minutes after they won the series against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, cameras caught Joel Quenneville succinctly expressing his pride as only Coach Q can.
| May 17, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the Blackhawks dressing room Tuesday night, minutes after they won the series against the Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, cameras caught Joel Quenneville succinctly expressing his pride as only Coach Q can.
"Great job!'' Quenneville barked,...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Chicago's home record in the Stanley Cup playoffs remained impeccable this postseason as the Blackhawks defeated the Kings, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at United Center behind Brandon Saad's goal and assist and Marian Hossa's two assists in Game 1 of the...