| 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 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 24, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Corey Crawford will start in goalfor the Blackhawks against Nashville on Tuesday.
The key, though, is whether he finishes.
Because this appears to be a huge start for Crawford.
The Hawks would dismiss the idea they have a goalie crisis. The Hawks...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:56 AM
In addition to searching for late additions to Chicago Blackhawks' roster for the stretch run of the NHL season, general manager Stan Bowman will help select players for the U.S. men's national team.
USA Hockey announced Wednesday that Bowman has been...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:32 PM
OTTAWA, Ontario -- General manager Stan Bowman made a move to strengthen the Chicago Blackhawks up the middle when he acquired veteran center Brendan Morrison in a trade with the Calgary Flames on Friday night.
The Hawks sent minor-league defenseman...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:18 AM
I’ve heard a lot of talk recently about the Blackhawks,and all of it will make you suicidal.
A goalie controversy. I’ve heard that, and of course, it’s code for “We need a miracle-worker again.’’ But really, there&...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:18 AM
The question of Joel Quenneville’s job security had to be asked.
His Blackhawks are 0-for-the-longest-road-trip of the season, they didn’t win away from the United Center even before that, and they have fallen from the top of the league to...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Here it is, the long awaited RedEye exclusive interview with Coach Q's Mustache (@coachqsmustache).
Jonathan Toews is still sidelined, you worried?
We've had newborn babies with more hair on their faces than Johnny had in the 2010 playoffs, but we...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
It’s on the Blackhawks players. That appears to be the central message coming from general manager Stan Bowman at the trade deadline Monday.
The players who are here now are good enough to win big later this season, no matter what they’ve...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:52 AM
The Blackhawks have stunk in a lot of ways lately.
They have blown two-goal leads. They failed to show up in a home game against an evil enemy. And Tuesday night in St. Louis, they were trying to play croquet.
They have the worst power play in the...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:54 AM
I stayed up late Tuesday night so you didn’t have to. I watched the Los Angeles Kings-Phoenix Coyotes go overtime so you didn’t have to.
And if you’re a Blackhawks fan, you didn’t want to see it because you’d see the...