| May 23, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Misery recognizes company.
The Kings were not the only ones to lose the first two games in the first round of the playoffs — they lost the first three — and then were forced to go to a seventh game in the second round.
This is also about...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:56 PM
From the moment Kings goalie Jonathan Quick snared the golden scoring chance of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, the defending Stanley Cup champions faded to black.
After Quick’s glove save with just more than seven minutes left in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Trey Songz liked The Underground so much on Saturday, the R&B singer came back to the Near North club on Sunday – this time with R. Kelly and J. Cole. The three artists performed at 107.5 FM WGCI’s Summer Jam concert Sunday at the United...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Good morning from Staples Center, where the Kings held their game-day skate before Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, to be played Monday night. It was a full-team skate, as opposed to the usual optional session, and the defense pairs and line...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Even those unable to discern a snapshot from a slapshot can appreciate that Chicago Blackhawks tickets are hot items, with seats to the next playoff game Sunday selling for nearly $600 on Stubhub.
Those steep prices, authorities say, help explain the...
| May 26, 2014
| 8:45 PM
The Kings are one victory from a few accomplishments.
By defeating the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday in the United Center, the Kings will eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions, pay the Blackhawks back for ousting them from last season’...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford has been under fire from the Kings throughout the Western Conference finals, allowing 13 goals in three consecutive losses.
Now there’s a report that Crawford has been named in a complaint to the Los...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:04 PM
In Chicago, a Blackhawks playoff game is must-see TV. If you can't get tickets to the game, that is.
With a 2-1 series lead, the Hawks return to action Friday in Minnesota and Sunday in Chicago. So what does it take to produce a three-hour NHL on NBC...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:57 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Players and coaches on both sides have gone out of their way to stress that the Wild are not the same team the Blackhawks handled easily in the first round of the NHL playoffs last season.
The Wild continued to drive that point...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:18 PM
As the Blackhawks left the ice following a lackluster first period against the Wild on Sunday night, boos from a fair number of the 22,016 in attendance at the United Center followed them down the tunnel.
The jeering was justified.
So were the...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Blackhawks fans would be interested to learn three things about Paul Wilkins' life.
One, the first time the native of Australia came to the United Center (and America), Patrick Kane scored his first NHL goal. Two, the 31-year-old has attended four...