| Apr 13, 2009
The Blackhawks closed a chapter of the 2008-09 regular season Sunday. Unlike recent history, however, there's more to this story.
It was a season that featured the firing of a popular head coach after only four games, a franchise-record nine-game winning...
| Apr 17, 2009
The wait was so long you wondered if someone had broken a mirror back in 2002 and given the Blackhawks bad luck.
For the first time in seven years — or 2,548 days, to be exact — the Hawks took to the ice for postseason play Thursday night...
| Apr 19, 2009
The Blackhawks seem intent on making history rather than repeating it. The last time the franchise captured the opening game of a postseason series it proceeded to drop the next four in an early exit.
In an effort to exorcise that demon in Game 2 of...
| Apr 20, 2009
| 10:22 PM
CALGARY, Canada — The Comeback Kids couldn't pull off another one Monday night.
After rallying for victories in the first two games of the Western Conference quarterfinals, the Blackhawks couldn't rekindle the magic in Game 3 as the Calgary...
| Apr 23, 2009
CALGARY, Canada -- It looks like this one could go the distance.
The Blackhawks staged a dramatic rally from three goals down Wednesday night but the Calgary Flames regained the lead to win 6-4 in Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinals at the...
| Apr 26, 2009
In a postseason series where scoring the first goal has led to disaster, the Blackhawks bucked the trend.
In fact, they discovered the perfect formula for overcoming it: Once they got ahead in Game 5 on Saturday night against the Calgary Flames, the...
| Apr 28, 2009
CALGARY, Canada -- They're young, they're inexperienced and they're moving on.
The Blackhawks captured their first postseason series victory since 1996 with a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames in Game 6 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Monday night....
| May 1, 2009
VANCOUVER, Canada -- Trailing by three goals entering the third period against one of the NHL's top goaltenders didn't phase the Blackhawks in the opening game of their Western Conference semifinals.
The Hawks have the difficult task of trying to solve...
| May 3, 2009
VANCOUVER -- Vancouver fans yell "Loooooo" with gusto whenever Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo makes a save. By the middle of the third period of Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Saturday night, the Blackhawks had them directing boos at the...
| Oct 1, 2009
Will the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins meet in the Stanley Cup finals for a third straight spring, or will the San Jose Sharks find the gumption to match their talent?
There's no consensus winner in either conference, mostly because even...
| Oct 15, 2009
Nikolai Khabibulin was speaking with the media outside the Edmonton Oilers' dressing room Wednesday morning at the United Center when Patrick Kane strolled by and without breaking stride said "keep that glove up, Khabby."
The Blackhawks winger's advice...