| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Stan Bowman is lying, right? Blackhawks fans had better hope so.
It’s pretty much the job of general managers to lie. Lying helps maintain leverage and creates cover for pursuing trades. Sometimes it’s a GM’s only option, and Bowman...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:22 PM
After a relatively tame summer — which, incidentally, is a good thing for an NHL team that isn't celebrating a Stanley Cup championship — the Blackhawks are set to open training camp.
The team will gather at the University of Notre Dame...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:30 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — They rode buses together from Chicago to Notre Dame and later the group underwent fitness testing.
The Blackhawks did all that during Thursday's opening of training camp with the knowledge that at least one of them won't be...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Between injuries and Joel Quenneville’s propensity to play toy soldiers, every Blackhawks forward eventually will skate with every other forward.
That’s just the way it works -- that’s the way it has to work when you consider that...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The record start to the regular season and the President’s Trophy were a promise.
The Blackhawks kept it Monday night.
In the most improbable, impossible way.
Down 2-1 with goalie Corey Crawford on the bench in the third period of Game 6 of...