| Feb 7, 2008
| 10:47 PM
There was little doubt Nikolai Khabibulin and the Blackhawks were in desperate need of a victory Thursday night.
Khabibulin came up big when needed most to help the Hawks snap their five-game losing streak and his own 10-game skid, making several huge...
| Feb 13, 2008
| 9:40 PM
To a man, the Blackhawks insist they are still in the Western Conference playoff race.
To make the playoffs they know they need to be at the top of their game every night and Wednesday that's exactly where they were as the Hawks hammered the Columbus...
| Feb 17, 2008
| 5:41 PM
The penalty-killing unit gave the Blackhawks continued life in the Western Conference playoff race.
The Hawks fended off all seven Colorado Avalanche advantages, including one in the final two minutes, for a 2-1 victory before a crowd of 21,715 Sunday at...
| Feb 19, 2008
| 8:22 PM
The Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues are Western Conference upstarts on the outside of the playoff race looking in.
They had to play as if their postseason chances depended on it, and when their missions collided Tuesday night, it was the Blues who came...
| Feb 23, 2008
| 7:27 PM
Dustin Brown leads the NHL in hits this season, but the Los Angeles Kings winger might like to get back the one he delivered Saturday on Blackhawks rookie Jonathan Toews.
Brown got his stick up high and drilled Toews early in the second period. For...
| Feb 27, 2008
| 10:28 PM
Having raced past the final quarter pole of the season, the Blackhawks know every stride from here on out has to be true.
Wednesday night they took a step toward resurrecting their Western Conference playoff hopes with a 1-0 victory over one team ahead...
| Feb 28, 2008
| 9:49 PM
If the planets had been aligned differently, Brad Richards could have been wearing a Blackhawks sweater Thursday night. With their current alignment, the center instead was playing for the Dallas Stars.
The high-scoring Richards, whom the Stars...
| Mar 7, 2008
| 9:37 PM
The upstart Blackhawks are still learning what it takes to win, and facing a team that raised the Stanley Cup last season gave them a prime example of how to go about it.
But it was a hard lesson learned. Despite being outshot 42-22, the defending...
| Apr 17, 2009
The wait was so long you wondered if someone had broken a mirror back in 2002 and given the Blackhawks bad luck.
For the first time in seven years — or 2,548 days, to be exact — the Hawks took to the ice for postseason play Thursday night...
| Apr 20, 2009
| 10:22 PM
CALGARY, Canada — The Comeback Kids couldn't pull off another one Monday night.
After rallying for victories in the first two games of the Western Conference quarterfinals, the Blackhawks couldn't rekindle the magic in Game 3 as the Calgary...
| Apr 26, 2009
In a postseason series where scoring the first goal has led to disaster, the Blackhawks bucked the trend.
In fact, they discovered the perfect formula for overcoming it: Once they got ahead in Game 5 on Saturday night against the Calgary Flames, the...