| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:42 PM
It's getting to be routine for defenseman Drew Doughty to play 30 minutes a game.
The absence of Slava Voynov (suspended) and Alec Martinez (finger surgery) has contributed to pushing Doughty's average ice time up to 28 minutes and 58 seconds,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Greetings from Nashville, where the Predators and Kings held their respective morning skates in preparation for their game Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena.
Martin Jones was the first Kings goaltender off the ice, and you know what that means: He&...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:50 PM
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter had one thought after he watched defenseman Drew Doughty skate end-to-end to score the tying goal against the Predators in the third period Tuesday and then saw his six chosen shooters come up empty against Nashville goaltender...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 7:24 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With lights flashing and music at ear-splitting decibels, the public address announcer at Bridgestone Arena introduced the home team as "your Central Division-leading Nashville Predators!"
Three hours later Saturday night,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:28 PM
BOSTON — The defensemen credit the forwards. The forwards credit the defensemen. Everyone credits the goaltenders.
When it comes to the number of goals the Blackhawks have allowed this season, they're all correct as it has been a strong effort...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Former Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun has called it a career, according to Stephen Whyno of the Canadian Press. Vokoun, 38, had remained unsigned this year after missing all of the 2013-14 season due to blood clots.
A ninth-round draft pick by the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:02 PM
NASHVILLE — There are times Brandon Saad absolutely dominates during hockey games.
And then there are times he does not.
In his third season with the Blackhawks, Saad is searching for the consistency that would elevate him to the upper echelon...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:05 PM
TV/radio: 7 p.m.; WGN-9, WGN-AM 720.
Storylines: The Hawks will try to rebound after suffering their first loss in regulation this season Thursday night against the Predators in Nashville. Antti Raanta will start his third consecutive game in goal while...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:47 PM
The Blackhawks will take three goalies on their trip against the Senators on Thursday and the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said the team will decide later on Thursday's starter.
Since Corey Crawford became sidelined...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:46 PM
James Neal scored three goals to lift the Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena. Ben Smith and Andrew Shaw scored for the Hawks.
In the nets
Antti Raanta was solid in goal for the Hawks but...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:35 PM
TV/radio: 7 p.m.; CSN, WGN-AM 720.
Storylines: The Hawks embark on a two-game trip after a 3-0-1 homestand. With starting goaltender Corey Crawford sidelined (upper-body injury), Antti Raanta will look to follow up on a tremendous effort against the...