| 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 9, 2014
| 8:10 PM
With due respect to Carmelo Anthony, his was not the signature a winter tenant of the United Center simply had to have to make this Chicago sports summer complete.
Whereas the Bulls can find a way to stay competitive in the Eastern Conference without...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:20 AM
If Bill Wirtz were alive and still mismanaging the Blackhawks, then Jonathan Toews might be a Flyer by now, and Patrick Kane would be, I don’t know, a Shark.
That’s the way it used to go with this organ-I-zation. No great player who wanted...
| 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...
| 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 18, 2014
| 9:11 PM
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane just got paid. At some point, so will Brandon Saad.
Saad will be a restricted free agent after the 2014-15 season and the Blackhawks winger is in line for a contract extension that figures to result in a significant raise...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:08 PM
If Patrick Sharp is bothered that his name has repeatedly surfaced in trade rumors this summer, the Blackhawks winger isn't showing it.
A relaxed and affable Sharp joined his teammates for the annual Blackhawks Convention on Friday and displayed none of...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Sunday 11:50 a.m. Everything is wrapping up now at the Chicago Hilton as the 2014 Blackhawks Convention comes to a close.
A few interesting things to note on the final day: by far the best thing on sale at the convention was a Jim Cornelison bobblehead...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Newly acquired Blackhawks center Brad Richards didn't get the typical free-agent news conference when he signed. There was no horde of reporters for a jersey presentation.
No, the first real chance Richards had to speak publicly came Saturday before...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Chicago Blackhawks will face the Washington Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington, D.C.
The matchup was reported last week but not formally...