| Jun 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
If you've made it this far into the Stanley Cup Final without a trip to your sports therapist (do those exist?), you're ahead of the game. This Blackhawks-Bruins series has delivered more drama than Amanda Bynes' Twitter account. With as many as three...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Before we wrap up the 2012-13 NHL season, every hockey fan owes a word of thanks to Scot Beckenbaugh.
Beckenbaugh is the federal mediator who helped negotiate an end to the labor dispute that threatened to wipe out the 2012-13 NHL season....
| May 15, 2013
| 6:22 AM
This has been a different Patrick Kane this year, and this is the series to underscore that.
Many opponents are treating Kane differently this season, and this is the series to take advantage of it.
I don’t know how the Red Wings will try to...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Technically, Thursday's Game 4 at Detroit was not a "must-win" for the Blackhawks. Even if they lost, they'd still have a chance to win the series. However, being 3-1 would make them very uncomfortable, and thus they needed to play with a high degree of...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:45 PM
It's often the case that as Jonathan Toews goes, so go the Blackhawks. He's had a rough series against Detroit, especially with three penalties in Game 4. The captain did notch his first goal of the playoffs in Game 5 to help keep his team alive, and...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock says he loves Game 7’s, even if it sounds like he loves whistling past the graveyard.
Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson, who is not smart enough to like the Rolling Stones, at least has the brains to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Third period (Blackhawks 3, Kings 2)
Empty net again.
Kings left wing Dustin Penner backhands a pass to forward Jeff Carter, but there's no shot.
Chicago celebrates at net with goaltender Corey Crawford as time runs out.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Please tell us you weren't in line to see a midnight showing of "The Internship" on Thursday night instead of watching hockey. Even if the movie (zero stars, according to RedEye's Matt Pais) does feature Blackhawks superfan Vince Vaughn.
After all, Game...
| Mar 27, 2011
Jessica Penner and Zuzana Moravcikova breezed into the Beverly Hills Hotel, hockey sticks in hand. One stick belonged to Jessica's husband, Dustin Penner of the Los Angeles Kings, the other, to his teammate, Zuzana's fiancé, Michal Handzus.
| Dec 29, 2009
Kings center Michal Handzus was chosen for the roster of the Slovakian men's Olympic hockey team for the Vancouver Games, and a glance at the other names on the list is a trip through the Kings' recent history. Besides Handzus,......
| Feb 18, 2010
In the best-matched and most competitive game of the Olympic hockey tournament, the Czech Republic defeated Slovakia, 3-1, to end a tripleheader at Canada Hockey Place on Wednesday. The pace and the skills were breathtaking, matching players whose two...