| Apr 19, 2011
| 7:48 PM
The last two springs, the Blackhawks would’ve made Vancouver melt down.
In Game 4, they made the Canucks flat quit.
Not by beating them up, but by beating them to loose pucks and winning board battles. By moving the puck efficiently and skating...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Duncan Keith is going to get suspended for drilling Daniel Sedin.
Oh, there is a slim chance that NHL Hanging Judge Brendan Shanahan will go easy on a first-time offender, but the more you see Keith deliver that elbow so perfectly and blatantly, there&...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
It's over, right? The U.S. Open is now the U.S. Closed. Rory McIlroy is torching the course at Congressional and making the rest of the field look like the C-flight at the Stoneybrook West member-guest. McIlroy is...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The Blackhawks played the NHL-wide-despised Canucksabout even in the first period of their first game back from an All-Star Game as useful as John Scott.
After that, the Hawks dominated play. Shots, chances, puck possession --- you name, it, the Hawks...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:52 PM
BRISTOL — Captain Dee-Fense, the purple-clad, iron-willed fan of the Baltimore Ravens football team, was swapping stories with a hard-core fan of another team. He was surprised to hear that the other fan was proud of being in a picture with a hall-...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:11 PM
If the Blackhawks truly want to retaliate Thursday night for Raffi Torres' dirty hit on Marian Hossa, the most satisfying method will be measured on the scoreboard and not in the penalty box.
Hurting a Coyote won't necessarily help the Hawks.
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Hey, look! Patrick Kane!
Yeah, that Patrick Kane!
The one who scores big goals!
Heck, the one who scores goals, period.
Kane scored the winner against the evil Red Wings in the Blackhawks’ gotta-have-it 2-1 win in Detroit on Sunday.
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The Blackhawks had all kinds of airplane trouble trying to get back to Chicago on Sunday after Game 5 in Arizona.
They had won the night before to extend their first-round series against the Phoenix Coyotes. They couldn’t wait to get home to extend...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:54 PM
When the United Center public-address announcer introduced the No. 1 star after Tuesday night's historic 4-3 Blackhawks' shootout victory over the Canucks, Marian Hossa was nowhere on the ice to be found.
He had left the game during the third period...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:33 PM
If the Blackhawks earn a point against San Jose on Friday night, setting an NHL standard for best start to a season, expect the United Center ice to be littered with a variety of items from admiring patrons.
Hats are always appropriate for hockey...