| 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 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
On the day after the Blackhawks delivered Chicago a new sports low of this decade, it still stung badly enough to wince at the memory.
It felt worse instead of better. It made even less sense Monday morning than it did Sunday night when Alec Martinez...
| 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 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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:12 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Reminders of the Flyers' past are inescapable in and around the Wells Fargo Center.
Photographs from the Broad Street Bullies era hang in the locker room, and a photo montage of Bobby Clarke, Bernie Parent, Bob Kelly, Joe Watson and...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:35 AM
If you wondered what the end of the Blackhawks' championship hopes might look like, then Jonathan Toews crumpling along the boards after a devastating hit by Brooks Orpik in Pittsburgh on Sunday night qualifies as one depressing example.
Toews had his...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:33 AM
It's on you, Blackhawks players.
That’s what Stan Bowman is telling his team.
I’m not changing the roster in any big way, Bowman is telling his players and masterful coach, so it’s on you to do the big things that have become...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:41 AM
I should be worried about the Blackhawks right now, but sorry, I can’t work up the concern or panic.
They’ve lost three straight thanks to some some inept and inert play. On Sunday night at home, they choked away two points in a loss to a...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:21 PM
So much for the "helmet pardy" in Winnipeg on Thursday night.
It was a cheeky grass-roots plan hatched by some fans of the Winnipeg Jets, encouraging everyone to wear a helmet to the Jets game against the Chicago Blackhawks at MTS Center.
This was a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:31 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- The U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team for the Sochi Winter Games will be announced on Jan. 1, after the Winter Classic game, officials of USA Hockey said Monday at the U.S. Olympic media summit.
“Our goal the next few...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:34 AM
If Jonathan Toews can’t play in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, then the Blackhawks can fill that hole with a quality No. 2 center in -- no, wait, Stan Bowman still hasn’t acquired one.
Better hope Toews can play, Hawks fans. Better hope he...