Blackhawks win annual Black Friday rivalry game

Nov 26, 2016

Blackhawks win annual Black Friday rivalry game

When the Chicago Blackhawks make their usual visit to Anaheim on Black Friday, they always have a raucous cheering section of jersey-clad fans crowded against the glass from the pregame warmup onward. Although those fans didn’t get to see captain Jonathan Toews this time, ...

Resurgent Oilers thump Blackhawks

Nov 22, 2016

Resurgent Oilers thump Blackhawks

The Edmonton Oilers hope they are finally out of their funk. Leon Draisaitl scored twice and Cam Talbot made 31 saves for his third shutout of the season, helping Edmonton beat the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks 5-0 on Monday night. “They’ve been playing some ...

Blackhawks slow down Canadiens

Nov 14, 2016

Blackhawks slow down Canadiens

Patrick Kane keeps finding new ways to score big goals — and the Chicago Blackhawks keep on rolling. Kane, the reigning NHL scoring leader and MVP, scored a spectacular tiebreaking goal late in the second period and the Blackhawks beat Montreal 3-2 on Sunday ...

Caps’ Johansson notches OT winner against Chicago

Nov 12, 2016

Caps’ Johansson notches OT winner against Chicago

Marcus Johansson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Braden Holtby made 32 saves and the Washington Capitals snapped Chicago’s seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Friday night. Jay Beagle scored two goals, giving him three on the season, and the ...

Panarin's OT goal gives Blackhawks seventh straight win

Nov 10, 2016

Panarin's OT goal gives Blackhawks seventh straight win

Corey Crawford has the Chicago Blackhawks on an early season roll. Crawford stopped 27 shots and Artemi Panarin scored 25 seconds into overtime, leading the Blackhawks over the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight win. Crawford won his sixth ...

Two-time Stanley Cup winner Richards retires

Jul 21, 2016

Two-time Stanley Cup winner Richards retires

Forward Brad Richards is retiring after 15 NHL seasons during which he established a reputation for offensive consistency and won two Stanley Cup championships. Following one season with Detroit, the 36-year-old announced his retirement in a two-page release issued by the NHL Players’ Association ...

Blues oust champion Blackhawks

Apr 26, 2016

Blues oust champion Blackhawks

The St. Louis Blues acquired Troy Brouwer for moments like this, dealing fan favorite T.J. Oshie to Washington for some badly needed veteran presence. The 30-year-old forward showed plenty of poise when his first shot clanked off the post midway through the third period. ...

Commanding Blues take down Blackhawks

Apr 20, 2016

Commanding Blues take down Blackhawks

The lessons were difficult and painful. Three straight years of regular-season success for St. Louis, followed by playoff failure. The Blues learned. They persevered, and they are roaring right now. Vladimir Tarasenko scored on two dazzling wrist shots, Brian Elliott made 39 saves and ...

Shaw strikes late to lift Chicago

Apr 16, 2016

Shaw strikes late to lift Chicago

A coach’s challenge in the nick of time resulted in third-period momentum for the Chicago Blackhawks. The defending Stanley Cup champions made sure it stayed that way. Andrew Shaw stuffed home a rebound on a power play with 4:19 remaining, minutes after Joel Quenneville ...

Kane leads Blackhawks past Bruins

Apr 4, 2016

Kane leads Blackhawks past Bruins

Patrick Kane not only did a number on the Boston Bruins, he reached some milestone numbers himself. So did Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville. Kane had three goals and an assist as Chicago raced to a six-goal lead in the second period before hanging on ...

Apr 2, 2016

NHL suspends Keith for six games

The Chicago Blackhawks will have to start the playoffs without reigning playoff MVP Duncan Keith, who was suspended six games for “dangerously and violently” high-sticking Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle during a recent game. Keith will miss the final five games of the regular ...