| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:53 PM
DENVER — When the Blackhawks' charter flight took off for Denver on Thursday afternoon, Marian Hossa, Andrew Shaw, Steve Montador and Brandon Bollig were on it. Patrick Sharp and Michael Frolik were not.
With Frolik set to meet the team in the Mile...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:29 PM
There's no point assigning letter grades to the Blackhawks now that they've reached the halfway point in the truncated 48-game season.
Straight A's across the board.
Even the marketing team and virtual unknowns behind the scenes have performed at a...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 12:41 PM
When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 9:21 PM
The first one, I’m sure about. The second is a good guess. This is a meltdown of epic proportions, even for the weak-willed Canucks. There’s not enough Kokanee in British Columbia to anesthetize the...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Vince Vaughn and Tom Ricketts (far right) watch the Blackhawks' Michael Frolik and Vancouver Canucks' Christian Ehrhoff collide at the United Center on April 24, 2011. (Reuters/Jeff Haynes) Vince Vaughn sat front row for Game 6 of the Blackhawks-Vancouver...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:19 AM
The loss of Patrick Sharp is the worst injury the Blackhawks could suffer short of something happening to Jonathan Toews.
Among the forwards, anyway. I’m not trying to debate the importance of Sharp vs. defenseman Duncan Keith vs. goalie Corey...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo was talking about his favorite former Blackhawks nemesis:
“I don’t think they won the Stanley Cup because of Dustin Byfuglien.’’
Nope, just the Vancouver and San Jose series when he had eight goals...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Recent reports that the NHL's salary cap will be increased by $5 million to around $64 million for the 2011-12 season has Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman in a different mindset this offseason.
"We should know the definitive (cap) number...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:39 PM
The clock was ticking for the Chicago Blackhawks and general manager Stan Bowman to try and sign Steve Montador to a contract before the defenseman became an unrestricted free agent and in the end, beat the deadline.
The Hawks signed Montador to a four-...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Winger Viktor Stalberg and defenseman Chris Campoli of the Chicago Blackhawks were among 23 NHL players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday.
The players are restricted free agents and general manager Stan Bowman has been negotiating with their...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 12:04 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks avoided salary arbitration with Viktor Stalberg when they agreed to terms with the winger on a two-year contract Sunday.
The 25-year-old Stalberg had 12 goals--including three game-winners--12 assists and 43 penalty minutes in 77...