| May 31, 2014
| 3:46 PM
The Blackhawks and Kings have been asked repeatedly throughout the Western Conference finals to pin the burden of pressure on the other team.
The only thing is, there probably aren’t two NHL teams that embrace anxiety-wracked games as an...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:49 PM
The Blackhawks tried to choke away Game 5 of their Western Conference finals against the Kings.
Not only the game, but they also tried to choke away their season and their shot at repeating as Stanley Cup champions.
The Hawks took a 2-0 lead less than...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:00 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It was just in March when the Blackhawks thought enough of Brandon Bollig to sign the bruising winger to a three-year, $3.75 million contract extension.
On Saturday, the Hawks traded Bollig to the Flames for a third-round...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Free of the quicksand they had to slog through during the second round against the Wild, the Blackhawks had room to roam against the Kings in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals — and they used it.
The Hawks re-engaged their speed game,...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:25 PM
No way the Blackhawks wanted to end the season like this, humbled at home and dethroned by the would-be Kings in front of friends and relatives.
Not here. Not now.
"Our guys find ways," coach Joel Quenneville said Wednesday night after his team's 5-...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Corey Crawford and Antti Raanta have a new voice to help guide them through the 2014-15 season.
The Chicago Blackhawks hired Jimmy Waite as their new goaltending coach Monday, replacing the fired Steve Weeks.
Waite is a former Hawks goalie and is the...
| 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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:54 PM
The turnover in the Chicago Blackhawks' coaching staff continues.
A day after the Hawks hired Jimmy Waite as their goaltending coach, a source said that assistant coach Jamie Kompon will leave the organization to become general manager and head coach...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:10 PM
With due respect to Carmelo Anthony, his was not the signature a winter tenant of the United Center simply had to have to make this Chicago sports summer complete.
Whereas the Bulls can find a way to stay competitive in the Eastern Conference without...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
On the day after the Blackhawks delivered Chicago a new sports low of this decade, it still stung badly enough to wince at the memory.
It felt worse instead of better. It made even less sense Monday morning than it did Sunday night when Alec Martinez...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Every time the Kings have had to be resilient during a sometimes-turbulent playoff journey this spring, they've bounced back emphatically.
They faced elimination six times in the first two rounds and not only escaped but thrived, gaining confidence as...