| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Gather 'round for a history lesson, of bright playoff campaigns gone bad . . . and gone south, fast.
Sunday night's debacle at San Jose wasn't the first time the Kings have given up seven consecutive goals in a playoff game. It happened during, of all...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Every San Jose forward recorded at least two points in the team’s two playoff victories over the Kings, a testament to the depth the Sharks have developed after years of featuring two strong lines and a bunch of moving parts.
While top-six forward...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Out of stupidity comes victories.
I think Nietzsche said that. Or maybe it was Toe Blake.
Whichever, the Blackhawks benefited from their stupidity to the point that they just pulled even in their playoff series against the Blues.
The Hawks were...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Raffi Torres got a 25-game suspension for his dirty, despicable, flying hit that knocked out Marian Hossa in the first period of Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Coyotes playoff series.
But you know what? After listening to NHL sheriff Brendan Shanahan, Torres...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 11:52 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Patrick Sharp merely chuckled when asked if the Blackhawks practice scoring with six attackers on the ice.
The Hawks seem to have perfected the art of late-game heroics as for the second consecutive contest they tied the score...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Welcome to the NHL Yuk-Yuk Lounge, and remember, there’s a two-drink minimum for customers --- a six-pack minimum for referees.
We’ve got a great show planned, but there are always some surprises. You just never know how many Brendan...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:06 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The comebacks keep coming for the never-say-die Blackhawks.
Refusing to wilt not from the desert heat but from that of a suffocating Coyotes defense, the Hawks rallied to a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 5 of the Western...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Kings 4, Sharks 3 (final)
The Los Angeles Kings have taken a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series against the San Jose Sharks by scoring twice in a 22-second span in the final minutes of Game 2 on Thursday night at Staples Center.
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:50 AM
In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital.
You could say the NHL is...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:39 PM
It's never too early to start thinking about hockey.
Especially in Chicago, considering the way our baseball teams have played and the ongoing NFL and NBA lockouts.
And luckily for Blackhawks nation, this weekend is the team's fourth annual convention,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:29 AM
One of the big problems with the “loser’’ point that the NHL awards to a team that gets beaten in overtime or a shootout is that you can get fooled by some stats.
For starters, this 100-point season isn’t like other Blackhawks...