Aug 7, 2015

NHL star Kane probed in rape case

Police in upstate New York are investigating rape allegations against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane, the Buffalo News reported on Thursday, citing two law enforcement sources. Kane, 26, has an off-season home in the Buffalo suburb of Hamburg, where a woman has accused the ...

Blackhawks trade Saad to Blue Jackets

Jul 1, 2015

Blackhawks trade Saad to Blue Jackets

The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season. Right up until Tuesday afternoon. With contract talks at a stalemate on the eve of NHL free agency, the Stanley Cup champions parted with Saad in a seven-player deal with ...

Canadiens goalie Price earns multiple NHL honors

Jun 25, 2015

Canadiens goalie Price earns multiple NHL honors

Carey Price came away from the NHL Awards show with a hat trick. The Montreal Canadiens’ record-setting goalie claimed the Hart Trophy, the Vezina Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award at the NHL’s annual postseason bash Wednesday night. Price also shared the already-announced Jennings ...

Blackhawks brass already building for future

Jun 17, 2015

Blackhawks brass already building for future

Moments after Chicago won the Stanley Cup for the third time in six seasons, Stan Bowman went back to work. The general manager of the Blackhawks found forward Brandon Saad on the ice at the United Center and made plans for more big parties ...

Blackhawks capture third title in six years

Jun 16, 2015

Blackhawks capture third title in six years

Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally put away the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. The city of broad shoulders, strong enough to carry the silver trophy once again. A Windy City party 77 years in the making. ...

Blackhawks hoping to clinch Stanley Cup on home ice

Jun 15, 2015

Blackhawks hoping to clinch Stanley Cup on home ice

Kris Versteeg could have sulked or pouted when he was pulled out of the lineup for the Chicago Blackhawks. Instead, the veteran forward proved he belonged on the ice. While Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have struggled to find any room in the Stanley ...

Vermette puts Blackhawks on brink of Stanley Cup glory

Jun 14, 2015

Vermette puts Blackhawks on brink of Stanley Cup glory

With another tenacious road victory in these agonizingly close Stanley Cup finals, the Chicago Blackhawks earned an opportunity to raise that silver trophy on their home ice. Antoine Vermette scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Blackhawks moved to the ...

Blackhawks edge Lightning on late goal to even series

Jun 11, 2015

Blackhawks edge Lightning on late goal to even series

Brandon Saad drove the net and had the puck poked away by Andrei Vasilevskiy. When he somehow found it again, Saad gave it a desperate backhand whack that just happened to send it right between Vasilevskiy’s moving pads. Saad refused much credit for his ...

Lightning edge Blackhawks on late goal, take 2-1 lead

Jun 9, 2015

Lightning edge Blackhawks on late goal, take 2-1 lead

Victor Hedman is throwing a party at the Stanley Cup Final, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are having a great time so far. Hedman had two assists while hounding Chicago’s elite group of forwards, and the Lightning beat the Blackhawks 3-2 on Monday night ...

Two goalies save day for Lightning

Jun 7, 2015

Two goalies save day for Lightning

Jason Garrison scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:11 to play, rookie goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy relieved Ben Bishop twice to earn the victory, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2 on Saturday night to even the series. Nikita ...

Blackhawks take Game 1

Jun 4, 2015

Blackhawks take Game 1

Although Teuvo Teravainen has been with the Chicago Blackhawks for just a few months, the 20-year-old Finn already fits in perfectly on a veteran club with a knack for big-game greatness. And when Chicago’s stars couldn’t crack the Tampa Bay Lightning’s defense for the ...