Sharp Blackhawks make short work of Wild

/ Mar 13, 2017

Sharp Blackhawks make short work of Wild

The Chicago Blackhawks handed over a fast start to Corey Crawford, and the All-Star goaltender carried them home. Crawford made a season-high 42 saves, and the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Sunday to pull within a point of the Central Division leaders. ...

Red Wings down Blackhawks

/ Mar 11, 2017

Red Wings down Blackhawks

Detroit Red Wings fans can wonder all they want about how their season might have turned out differently had Jimmy Howard remained healthy. The goalie isn’t about to play that game. “You can’t think like that,” Howard said after making 24 saves in his ...

Bernier stops 43 shots in 100th career win

/ Mar 10, 2017

Bernier stops 43 shots in 100th career win

Jonathan Bernier was terrific. The rest of the Anaheim Ducks were good enough. Bernier made 43 saves for his 100th NHL win, and Anaheim cooled off the Chicago Blackhawks with a 1-0 victory on Thursday. Corey Perry scored in the second period as the ...

Kane's hat trick keeps Blackhawks rolling

/ Mar 2, 2017

Kane's hat trick keeps Blackhawks rolling

Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks pushed aside the Pittsburgh Penguins. Kane had his second hat trick in three games, Scott Darling made 36 saves and the Blackhawks beat the Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory and 10th in 11 ...

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 ...

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 ...