| Oct 3, 2008
| 10:59 PM
The Nikolai Khabibulin situation is nearing a conclusion.
The Blackhawks have told the veteran goaltender he will not practice with the team until the next course of action is determined. Khabibulin cleared waivers this week and is in a holding pattern...
| Oct 5, 2008
| 9:25 PM
Auditions have concluded, and the fates of players young and old rest in the hands of Blackhawks management.
The Hawks ended their eight-game exhibition schedule Sunday night by falling to the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 in overtime before 18,053 fans at...
| Oct 13, 2008
| 10:26 PM
It's three games into the season and all the Blackhawks have to show is one point and a search for positives.
Monday night's 3-2 shootout defeat to the Nashville Predators in front of 21,712 at the United Center kept them winless, but a better effort...
| Oct 15, 2008
| 9:36 PM
The Blackhawks went from The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight to sharpshooters Wednesday night.
After struggling to find the net in their first three games, the offense got untracked as the Hawks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-1 in front of a crowd of 20,...
| Oct 18, 2008
| 11:14 PM
Joel Quenneville won more than 300 games in his seven seasons as coach of the St. Louis Blues. But in his first game in charge of the Blackhawks on Saturday night, he didn't achieve the same type of success in the city with the giant arch.
The Hawks fell...
| Oct 23, 2008
| 10:24 AM
The Blackhawks' special teams are beginning to look, well, pretty special.
A power-play goal and a short-handed score in the first period helped propel the Hawks to a 3-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
Patrick Sharp scored with the...
| Oct 25, 2008
| 10:01 PM
All the Blackhawks have to do to see where they want to be is look up. Not all the way to Detroit, but to the top of the Central Division, where the Red Wings occupy their familiar spot.
The Wings simply reloaded after their Stanley Cup championship...
| Oct 31, 2008
| 9:29 PM
If the Blackhawks are going to be successful this season, they know they need to make the United Center a house of horrors for opponents.
There were plenty of scary-looking costumes in the stands Friday night on Halloween, but the result on the ice was...
| Nov 2, 2008
| 12:28 AM
There's no place like home for the Blackhawks.
Unfortunately, the National Hockey League demands its teams play half their games on the road, and that's where the Hawks have struggled this season.
The Hawks traveled to Columbus to face the Blue...
| Nov 9, 2008
| 8:39 PM
After having five days off due to a quirk in the schedule, the Blackhawks were concerned they would lose the momentum they'd gained with three straight victories.
The Hawks quickly allayed that fear by scoring the first three goals Sunday night,...
| Nov 30, 2007
| 8:58 PM
For the record, his named is pronounced "Buff-linn."
And speaking of records, Blackhawks defenseman Dustin Byfuglien tied a couple of them during the Hawks' 6-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday night at the United Center. Byfuglien's hat...