| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington.
The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:57 PM
With Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane now locked in with the Blackhawks through the 2022-23 season, the future of the franchise appears bright — with a hint of storm clouds on the distant horizon.
Two of the NHL’s top players aren’t...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:32 PM
As deftly as they handle a two-on-one break together on the ice, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane balanced the desire to be rewarded for their efforts with helping the Blackhawks to remain competitive in the future.
The result was the Hawks’...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Joel Quenneville tapped into his stable of hockey friends and hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach for the Blackhawks on Monday.
Dineen, who coached the Canadian women's national team to the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, was a teammate of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:59 PM
From the sound of things, the biggest cosmetic change to the Blackhawks next season will be obvious at the first team meeting — by looking at Patrick Kane's beard.
"I told some of the guys I'm going to grow it out for the summer," Kane kidded...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:25 PM
PHILADELPHIA — With the NHL draft behind him, Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman can shift a larger portion of his focus on closing what could be the most significant deals of his career.
Bowman is negotiating with top-flight forwards Jonathan...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:24 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Even while Stan Bowman was securing three of his own players for the next two seasons, the Blackhawks general manager was chasing a bigger prize Friday as the NHL draft weekend began.
Bowman and the Hawks fell short — for...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:11 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- Stan Bowman kicked off what likely will be a busy weekend for the general manager when the Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms on two-year contracts extensions with forwards Ben Smith and Jeremy Morin and goaltender Antti Raanta on Friday....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:57 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Blackhawks moved up in the NHL draft and got the man they wanted when they selected center Nick Schmaltz with the 20th overall pick Friday night at Wells Fargo Center.
After acquiring picks No. 20 and 179 from the Sharks for...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was either the Blackhawks’ 2013-14 postmortem or the 2014-15 pregame show, pick one:
1. Maybe Stan Bowman is telling the truth, or maybe he’s lying.
“I don’t think we’re...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Michal Handzus is sure of one thing: He wants to play in the NHL next season.
What he isn’t sure of is which team — if any — will take a chance on a 37-year-old center coming off a disappointing season, and it apparently won’t be...