Since the end of the Olympics, the Blackhawks have made a series of minor moves. After losing defenseman Mike Kostka to Tampa Bay via waivers, the organization also lost AHL defenseman Viktor Svedberg to season-ending shoulder surgery. With Svedberg out, the Hawks traded forward Brad Winchester to Minnesota for AHL defenseman Brian Connelly. Connelly had been an... Read more »
The Blackhawks are sending 10 players to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi this weekend. Here are the schedule for the countries – Canada, Sweden, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and the United States – they will represent. Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith & Patrick Sharp – Canada (Group B) Thursday, Feb. 13 – vs. Norway Friday,... Read more »
As Marcus Kruger moves to the second line for the Chicago Blackhawks, fears about his production may be deceiving. Through the season’s first 46 games, Kruger is tied with Niklas Hjalmarsson for 10th on the Blackhawks with 18 points. One of his four goals was a game-winner, and 12 of his 14 assists have come... 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 »
With Detroit heading to exit interviews and the golf courses this weekend, the Blackhawks (and their fans) now turn their attentions to the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.
How does the teams match-up heading into the series? Let's take a look...
After a knuckling puck beat Corey Crawford from nearly 40 feet out, the Blackhawks returned to the ice for a third period with 20 minutes of effort standing between either the end of their season or Game 7 on Wednesday night. A huge effort from the entire roster brought the Hawks back, and a 4-3... Read more »
With their 3-2 win in Sunday night’s Game Seven in Anaheim, the Detroit Red Wings will advance to meet the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round of the playoffs. With Detroit moving to the Eastern Conference next season, this battle between two Original Six rivals will be emotional for fans. But what will the series... Read more »
The 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs begin tonight at the United Center. In our look ahead at the Blackhawks’ first round series against the Minnesota Wild, we’ve already examined the goaltenders and discussed the impact of two of the league’s top rookies. Now, let’s look at the rest of the rosters. Forwards Chicago has a clear... Read more »
With the best record in the league, the Chicago Blackhawks will rightfully get a lot of attention when the NHL hands out their annual awards this summer. Over the next few days, we’re going to look at how the Hawks stack up for each of the major awards, and discuss whether or not someone from... Read more »
On Wednesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks finished an unprecedented first half of their lockout-shortened season. Through 24 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 half of the 2013 season. Jonathan Toews 24... Read more »