Blackhawks cement dynasty with third Cup in 6 seasons

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

How the hell did this even happen? On the micro level, the Chicago Blackhawks couldn't have started this year's Stanley Cup playoffs on a worse note. Twenty minutes into the tournament, the Hawks trailed Nashville 3-0 as Corey Crawford wobbled to the bench for unheralded replacement Scott Darling. The Hawks somehow ...

Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup Again

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Nothing was stopping the Chicago Blackhawks from their date with destiny Monday night. Not a tornado warning, not a 77-year drought and not the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Blackhawks dispatched Tampa Bay 2-0 in Game 6 to clinch the Stanley Cup on home ice for the first time since 1938. But ...

CM Punk calls out Hulk Hogan on Twitter

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Noted Chicago Blackhawks fan CM Punk has been known to get touchy when someone criticizes his favorite team. On Monday, he let loose with a vicious rant aimed at Hulk Hogan following the Tampa Bay Lightning's 3-2 win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. Hogan, who is apparently a ...

A glass half-full look at Chicago’s terrible sports day

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Maybe there was an alien abduction. Maybe I'm finally maturing into a rational adult. Or maybe the reality simply hasn't hit me yet. But for whatever reason, I'm still not freaking out over the major injuries suffered by the two faces of Chicago's winter franchises on the same night. If ...

Justin Williams: Los Angeles Kings forward sets Game 7 records

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

For a long time now, Los Angeles Kings forward Justin Williams has been known as Mr. Game 7. Why? Because he had never lost one, and had always stepped up and played his best during Game 7s in his career. On Sunday night he did it again. The Kings beat the Chicago ...

Videos: Relive the entire Blackhawks-Kings series

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

The Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks just completed what was quite possibly the best seven-game series in sports history. Yes, you read that right, not just NHL history, but sports history. Yes, that's a lofty title to bestow, but I've never seen two teams locked in such an intense ...

Blackhawks bring back Kris Versteeg in trade

Friday, November 15th, 2013

The Chicago Blackhawks are making like the Blues Brothers and getting the band back together. (No word on whether the Hawks are operating by heavenly mandate, though). Winger Kris Versteeg, a member of the 2010 Stanley Cup winner than ended Chicago's 49-year drought without the greatest chalice in sports, was reacquired ...

Video: Jonathan Quick makes incredible save on Bryan Bickell shot

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

The Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Tuesday night to tighten up their Western Conference finals series. The Blackhawks' lead has been cut to 2-1, but that never would have happened without the heroics of Kings goalie Jonathan Quick in Game 3. We've shared some incredible saves by Quick ...