Panthers score first victory over Blackhawks in 5 years

Jan 23, 2016

Panthers score first victory over Blackhawks in 5 years

Aaron Ekblad came back, and the Florida Panthers made an emphatic return to their winning ways. Against the reigning Stanley Cup champions, no less. Roberto Luongo stopped 27 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, Ekblad scored in his first game back after ...

Tampa Bay ends Chicago's 12-game win streak

Jan 22, 2016

Tampa Bay ends Chicago's 12-game win streak

Anton Stralman insisted the surging Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t derive any extra satisfaction out of beating the Chicago Blackhawks to end a franchise-record 12-game winning streak for the defending Stanley Cup champions. “No, not really,” the veteran defenseman said after the Lightning extended a ...

Blackhawks beat Canadiens, extend streak to 11

Jan 18, 2016

Blackhawks beat Canadiens, extend streak to 11

Patrick Kane had a big grin on his face as he skated around the back of the net to congratulate Artemi Panarin on his nifty pass in the third period. Lots of smiles for the Chicago Blackhawks these days. The Blackhawks matched a franchise ...

Blackhawks win moves Quenneville up list

Jan 15, 2016

Blackhawks win moves Quenneville up list

After moving into second place on the career wins list, Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville had good news for the list’s leader, Scotty Bowman. “Scotty’s safe,” Quenneville quipped. He’s the only one. Quenneville won his 783rd game, Corey Crawford made 39 saves in his ...

Panarin stars again as Blackhawks win fifth straight game

Jan 7, 2016

Panarin stars again as Blackhawks win fifth straight game

Once Artemi Panarin stopped thinking about scoring, he started scoring again. The Russian rookie had two goals for the second straight night, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday for their second win against the Penguins in two days. “If (I) don’t ...

Kane extends points streak to 25 as Blackhawks top Jets

Dec 12, 2015

Kane extends points streak to 25 as Blackhawks top Jets

Patrick Kane keeps finding ways to add to his franchise-record points streak. On Friday night he made a timely contribution to a tidy win for the Chicago Blackhawks. Kane extended his streak to 25 games with a power-play goal, Corey Crawford stopped 25 shots ...

Flames sink Blackhawks in OT

Nov 21, 2015

Flames sink Blackhawks in OT

Two days after the NHL announced its All-Star Game is going to a 3-on-3 format, Johnny Gaudreau made his case to represent Calgary. Gaudreau had a highlight-reel goal 1:38 into overtime and the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Friday night to ...

Nov 6, 2015

Kane exonerated in rape case

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane can finally focus solely on his NHL career after avoiding criminal charges in a rape investigation, with prosecutors ending a bizarre three-month ordeal that put one of hockey’s biggest stars at the center of intense speculation and criticism. Prosecutors ...

Rangers edge reigning champs in opener

Oct 8, 2015

Rangers edge reigning champs in opener

The New York Rangers waited and waited while the Chicago Blackhawks celebrated another championship. When the puck finally dropped for the first game of the season, Henrik Lundqvist and Co. were more than ready — they were a little annoyed, too. Oscar Lindberg, Kevin ...

Goons becoming rare on NHL ice

Sep 22, 2015

Goons becoming rare on NHL ice

Goons are pretty much gone in the NHL. More and more, teams are rolling four lines of forwards who can skate — and score. The days of having seldom-used tough guys on the fourth line just to throw punches or protect stars are over. ...

Sep 19, 2015

Blackhawks fans greet Kane warmly

Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane was greeted with loud cheers Friday in his first public appearance with the Stanley Cup champions since he became the subject of a sexual assault investigation. Kane reported for the start of training camp at Notre Dame, and ...