Wednesday night’s victory was the 82nd game of Brandon Saad’s career, equaling a full, normal regular season. What have we seen from the young forward? Through 82 contests, Saad has scored 21 goals and added 30 assists. He has also been credited with 65 hits, 23 blocked shots and 55 takeaways, has earend 22 penalty minutes, and... Read more »
The Hawks annual Circus Trip came to a close with a strong victory against Phoenix on Saturday night, and the results of the seven games show that the Hawks are playing as well as any team in the NHL. Chicago lost the first game of the trip 5-1 in Denver. After that, they rolled. In... Read more »
While many of us were watching and/or thinking about college/pro/fantasy football this weekend, there was a lot going on with the Chicago Blackhawks. And, for what it’s worth, the Hawks were thinking football, too. Click here to see a gallery of photos from Sunday’s Bears home opener. A number of Blackhawks, including Jonathan Toews, Patrick... Read more »
With two goals in 17 seconds, the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years. It wasn’t pretty for either team in Game Six, and the reports on injuries players were dealing with at the end of the series are starting to come out in the wake of the Hawks... Read more »
A series between two Original Six teams received every historical cliche before Game One. Then the series began, and the play on the ice backed up every bit of the hype. Before the game started, the anthem blew the roof off the United Center. I haven’t seen any “noise” figures yet, but I would be... Read more »
The Stanley Cup Final begins on Wednesday night, and history will be made. When this series is done, either the Blackhawks or the Bruins will be the first team to win a second championship since the last lockout. How will one team finish the series on top? Let’s look ahead at some key match-ups, and... Read more »
On Sunday night, the Chicago Blackhawks finished an unprecedented first quarter of their lockout-shortened season. Through 12 games, they have yet to lose a game in regulation.
There have been highlights everywhere and some really good individual performances throughout. Here are our grades for the Blackhawks' first quarter of the 2013 season...
As the NHL and the NHLPA continue leaving fans at home, the AHL season is about to begin. The Blackhawks’ AHL affiliate in Rockford has an impressive roster with a handful of young players with NHL experience. Now two full seasons removed from the Stanley Cup victory (and subsequent break-up), it’s worth looking at this... Read more »
When Jonathan Toews scored the dramatic, game-winning goal in Phoenix late on Saturday night, two things were assured. The two teams will meet again, in Chicago, on Monday night. And Andrew Shaw will return to the lineup for the Blackhawks. In Saturday night’s victory, the Blackhawks had three rookies in the lineup: Jimmy Hayes, Marcus... Read more »
The NHL’s epic disaster discipline czar Brendan Shanahan met with Blackhawks’ rookie Andrew Shaw on Monday afternoon to discuss his hit on Phoenix goalie Mike Smith. After hours of waiting, reports leaked that the NHL wouldn’t rule on the Shaw issue until Tuesday. Here is why the Blackhawks should have an enormous problem with the... Read more »