| May 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Thursday’s game-day skate at Staples Center was mandatory for the Kings, who are hoping to retain home-ice advantage and take the lead in their Western Conference semifinal playoff series against the San Jose Sharks. The series is even at 2-2...
| May 26, 2013
| 1:10 PM
SAN JOSE -- Kings center Jarret Stoll, who sustained a concussion on a hit from San Jose Sharks winger Raffi Torres in Game 1 of the teams’ Western Conference semifinal playoff series, said Sunday he feels good and will continue to be active as long...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 8:33 PM
Do we have to summon the Flyers? Is that what we're reduced to? Summoning up the team that made last year's playoffs on the last game of the season and eventually overcame a three-games-to-none deficit to make the Stanley Cup Finals?
I guess that...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 8:55 AM
The Blackhawks will not practice today. The Vancouver Canucks, I believe, were being tended to by all the king’s horses and all the king’s men.
Or should we be calling them the Vanquitter Canucks after the way they’ve rolled over easily...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...