| May 31, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks’ 4-3 win in Los Angeles that created an improbable Game 7 on Sunday:
1. Patrick Kane struggled in last year’s Western Conference finals, and then found himself skating with...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:55 PM
At 10:10 p.m. CDT Sunday night, Chicago shook its fist at fate, cursed the Kings and slowly started to face reality that will take all summer to sink in.
BREAKING NEWS: Hearts all over town broke watching the Blackhawks lose, 5-4, in overtime in Game...
| 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...
| 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 30, 2014
| 10:49 PM
The Kings thought they were playing in the Western Conference finals.
But it appears they spent the last two games finding out they’re spectators at the Patrick Kane Invitational.
Kane managed just one point in the first four games of this...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Hours before the puck was dropped for Game 3, Duncan Keith and Bryan Bickell were already playing defense.
The veterans stood in the dressing room and defended their reputations, but once the action got underway it was goaltender Corey Crawford who...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:05 AM
In a world where Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are healthy, the Blackhawks are the best puck-possession team in the NHL.
They are offensive monsters. They play keepaway up and down the ice. Opponents can get the puck back when they fish it out of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Dustin Brown doesn’t recall much about the only nine-game winning streak in the Kings’ history, a run that began on Jan. 21, 2010, and extended through Feb. 6 of that year.
The Kings can match that club record Thursday night with a victory...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:47 PM
After becoming the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road, the Kings' five-game series victory over the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup almost seemed abrupt — except that all three...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Michal Handzus is sure of one thing: He wants to play in the NHL next season.
What he isn’t sure of is which team — if any — will take a chance on a 37-year-old center coming off a disappointing season, and it apparently won’t be...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was either the Blackhawks’ 2013-14 postmortem or the 2014-15 pregame show, pick one:
1. Maybe Stan Bowman is telling the truth, or maybe he’s lying.
“I don’t think we’re...