| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Bruins are pounding the Blackhawks physically.
They are killing the Hawks at the faceoff circle.
They are beating them on the scoreboard.
Hat trick. In fact, that’s the dead-bang hat trick that guarantees losing a Stanley Cup Final....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Coach Joel Quenneville’s use of all four lines and all D-men is masterful, but with the compacted season is it smart to double-shift Patrick Kane? Kevin, Chicago
With Marian Hossa sidelined with what a source said is a shoulder injury,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Remember when the Chicago Blackhawks outskated everybody?
Yeah, they set a record, such as the silly NHL records are, for not losing in regulation for half of this half-season. The Hawks came out of the lockout quicker and faster on their skates and...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Friendly and thoughtful Twitter followers and emailers have been wondering where I’ve been while Patrick Kane has gotten off to the best start of his career.
The answer is, the same place they’ve been: Watching Kane get off to the best start...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Now, where was I before Gary Bettman unanimously captured the “Moron of the Millenium’’ championship?
Oh yeah, Patrick Kane, second-line center. And Patrick Kane, trade bait.
Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman contends that...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:15 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The prospect of the season ending means different things to different players.
"It's really tough to think about that," Patrick Kane said about being on the brink of elimination, which the Blackhawks remain despite their 2-1 overtime...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:14 AM
I hope Stan Bowman is lying about this. I hope he’s just doing what smart, truth-challenged general managers do.
Because I really don’t want to think that the Blackhawks GM actually believes that “for the most part we know what our...
| Jan 20, 2012
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
7:35 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier learns how to reel in the big one from the state record holder for walleyes.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
11:05am Don’t make up your mind about the State of the Union...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:25 AM
For the Blachawks, it was their first game of the rest of the next month without Patrick Sharp.
The sniper took his 20 goals to the injured list, leaving a big hole that was filled only by a question:
Who would score those goals?
You looked at the...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The best time to make a big trade in the NHL is when you don’t have to. You’re negotiating with leverage. If you have a weakness you’re trying to fill, it’s either not obvious or not urgent.
And so, it makes sense that the worst...
| Jan 24, 2012
5 - 6 a.m. The Satursday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. After two years of very low milk prices, Wisconsin dairy farmers finally had a good year in 2011. That’s the topic of conversation when Max visits with...