| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:14 PM
With the opening of Blackhawks training camp set for Friday, beat reporter Chris Kuc answers readers’ questions.
Who will be removed from the roster to get the Blackhawks under the NHL’s salary cap? -- Nicky S. Gurnee
This is clearly the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:21 PM
It appears the Kevin Hayes Era with the Blackhawks will be over before it even begins.
As the deadline looms to sign Hayes, the Hawks are “not likely” to add one of the top young prospects in hockey, his agent said Thursday.
Hayes, who was...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Blackhawks and Kevin Hayes officially have parted ways, making one of the top young prospects in hockey an unrestricted free agent.
Hayes was the Hawks’ first-round pick (24th overall) in the 2010 draft and after spending four seasons with...
| 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 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was the Blackhawks’ choke in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals that ended their Stanley Cup defense:
1. The Hawks need a second-line center. Here we go again. If it takes trading, say, Brent...
| 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....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The bold moves by the Blackhawks' Central Division rivals came early on the opening day of free agency.
A short time after the Stars acquired Jason Spezza in a blockbuster trade Tuesday, the Blues opened their pocketbook to sign the coveted Paul...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:34 PM
General manager Stan Bowman and the Blackhawks aren't done negotiating with players.
Not by a long shot.
Bowman said Tuesday that talks with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane on contract extensions are "ongoing." The GM previously said he had hoped...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:42 PM
The Schmaltz brothers, Nick and Jordan, used to face off in the basement of their Madison, Wis., home, all the while dreaming they would someday do so in the NHL.
With both now officially embarking on paths they hope will eventually lead there, Nick...
| 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 28, 2014
| 4:00 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It was just in March when the Blackhawks thought enough of Brandon Bollig to sign the bruising winger to a three-year, $3.75 million contract extension.
On Saturday, the Hawks traded Bollig to the Flames for a third-round...