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Round 1 Preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Stumblin’ in are the Blues, and to a degree, so too are the Blackhawks. St. Louis:  Four key players are questionable for Game 1: Brendan Morrow (bruised foot), , Vladimir Sobotka (undisclosed) and David Backes (lower body).  What’s worse, Patrick Berglund is doubtful for Game 1, and T.J. Oshie is out (upper body—likely concussion).  Ken Hitchcock says that he’ll get ...Full Article

Video: Toews Knocked Out Of Game by Orpik Hit

MARCH 30, 2014 — PITTSBURGH — With the Blackhawks trailing, 2-1, Jon Toews chases a puck only to be drilled by a Brooks Orpik hit.  Would call it a ...Full Article

St. Louis, Quick & Crawford NHL 3 Stars of Week

Louis, Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Jan. 19. FIRST STAR – ...Full Article

Martin Jones and Antti Raanta Share Rookie of the Month Honors

JANUARY 3, 2014 – NEW YORK — Los Angeles Kings goaltender Martin Jones, who posted an 8-2-0 record with a 1.29 goals-against average, .955 save percentage and three shutouts ...Full Article

Kane, Crosby, Hiller NHL 3 Stars for December

JANUARY 3, 2014 — NEW YORK — Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Sharp, Miller, Neal NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK (December 30, 2013) — Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp, Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller and Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

What’s Up with Yeo and Heatley? Plus: Stastny trade bait…Antti Rantta surges…Sabres ratings suffer

DECEMBER 11, 2013 — Let’s take a spin around the NHL on this chilly Wednesday AM: LOS ANGELES KINGS Aside from the emergence of Martin Jones, who arrives on ...Full Article

Kane, Malkin, Harding NHL 3 Stars for Month of November

DECEMBER 3, 2013 — NEW YORK — Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin and Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

3 Stars: Malkin, Kronwall, Keith

DECEMBER 2, 2013 — NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Lehner, Andersen and Sharp NHL 3 Stars for Week Ending Nov 10

NOVEMBER 11, 2013 — NEW YORK — Ottawa Senators goaltender Robin Lehner, Anaheim Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen and Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Blues and Predators Restrict Purchases by Opposing Fans: Will other clubs follow suit?

AUGUST 23, 2013 — Transplanted Chicago Blackhawks fans, and maybe some Detroit Red Wings fans, too, will no longer be able to purchase single-game tickets to select St. Louis ...Full Article

Red Recaps July in the NHL

Good day, eh.  I hope your summer’s as hot as Paulina Gretzky in a bikini.  I love summer because we Canadians switch to ball hockey and that means the ...Full Article

Despite Cup Final Loss, Rask Ranks With Best of NHL Postseason Netminders

INSIDE THE NUMBERS BY TED LAWRENCE JUNE 28, 2013 — Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas recorded playoff statistics unmatched by any goaltender since the 2004-05 NHL lockout. However, current ...Full Article

Scoring at the Finals

This week I learned a few things.  I learned that in Boston people use “wicked” to describe things other than witches.  I also learned that people in Boston talk ...Full Article

Chicago Blackhawks Win the Stanley Cup

JUNE 24, 2013 — BOSTON — With two Original Six teams meeting in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1979, a spectacular finish was in order. ...Full Article

Toews Wins Selke

CHICAGO (June 14, 2013) — Center Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks has won the Frank J. Selke Trophy for 2012-13, in recognition of “the forward who best excels ...Full Article

Red’s Original Six

You know what the best thing about Chicago v Boston is?  If you say that the NHL needed an Original Six matchup for the Cup you would be incorrect.  ...Full Article

Blackhawks’ Crawford Still Getting No Respect

JUNE 6, 2013 — Its time for Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford to get some respect. All he did all season long was put up a 19-5-5 record, end ...Full Article

Alfredsson, Brown and Toews Nominated for Mark Messier Leadership Award 2013

NEW YORK (May 20, 2013) – Daniel Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators, Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are the three ...Full Article

Boudreau, MacLean & Quenneville Jack Adams Trophy Nominees (Coach of the Year)

NEW YORK (May 17, 2013) — Bruce Boudreau of the Anaheim Ducks, Paul MacLean of the Ottawa Senators and Joel Quenneville of the Chicago Blackhawks are the three finalists ...Full Article

Kane, Moulson & St. Louis Lady Byng Finalists

NEW YORK (May 16, 2013) – Right wing Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks, left wing Matt Moulson of the New York Islanders and right wing Martin St. Louis ...Full Article

Bergeron, Datsyuk & Toews Nominated for Selke Trophy (Best Defensive Forward)

NEW YORK (May 15, 2013) — Centers Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are the ...Full Article

Blackhawks vs. Penguins at Chicago’s Soldier Field

FROM NHL:  NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE LAUNCHES 2014 COORS LIGHT NHL STADIUM SERIES™ Chicago Blackhawks to Face Pittsburgh Penguins in a Regular-Season Outdoor NHL Game at Soldier Field on Saturday, ...Full Article

Further Proof that Hits are Hockey’s Most Overrated Stat

Consider this on this fine sunny Sunday morning, hockey freaks: As if the career of Nicklas Lidstrom wasn’t enough, the 2012-13 Chicago Blackhawks offer more further evidence that hits ...Full Article

Toews for MVP

APRIL 22, 2013 — Couches, Loveseats, Recliners, and just about anything around a TV, beware. There’s just a couple games left before the NHL’s second season gets going and ...Full Article

Ducks 4 Blackhawks 2 in Biggest Western Conference Tilt Yet; Holland Emerges for Ducks

People had this one circled on their calendars for a couple weeks and the people in the standing room only crowd at Honda Center were not disappointed to be ...Full Article

Avalanche Topple Blackhawks, End Streak at 24

MARCH 8, 2013 — DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche, entering the night’s action 8-10-4 and mired deep in the Western Conference, stunned the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 at Pepsi Center ...Full Article

J.R.’s Rink Rants

In this edition of Rink Rants: A Fasth Start, Hart Trophy Finalists and a letter to Eugene Melnyk   7-0-0 is a Fasth Start  This is one of those ...Full Article

Duck Calls Radio: Guest Scott Laughlin Ducks 3 Blackhawks 2 (SO)

One of the best efforts I’ve seen from this club ever, and that includes the 2007 Stanley Cup run.  Down 2-1 with minutes to play, Andrew Cogliano lifted the ...Full Article

Kane, Benn, Brodeur Named NHL 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2013) – Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn and New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Marleau, Crawford and St. Louis Named NHL ‘Three Stars’ of the Week


Consistent Performance, Not Stats, Make Crawford No. 1 in Chicago

NOVEMBER 27, 2011 — Corey Crawford’s numbers don’t jump off the page. His .902 save percentage and 2.77 goals against average are serviceable, but nothing that will catapult him ...Full Article