The Chicago Blackhawks began their season with a dominant 10-1 victory over two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh, looking very much like a contender to unseat the Penguins atop the NHL. Chicago begins the second half of the season looking up at the rest of the loaded Central Division, where every team has at least […]
The Chicago Blackhawks received goals from four different players and goaltender Anton Forsberg turned aside 32 shots to record just his second win of the season in a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday afternoon at the United Center in Chicago. Nick Schmaltz, Alex DeBrincat and Brandon Saad scored goals in the opening […]
The Blackhawks made several roster moves Monday morning, recalling forward Tomas Jurco from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League and sending down forward John Hayden. Shortly after, they placed defenseman Cody Franson on waivers. Jurco, who was acquired by the Blackhawks last February, has 13 goals and 12 assists for 25 points with the IceHogs […]
You can poke some holes in Franson’s game, which is part of the reason why the Chicago Blackhawks put him on waivers today. Cody Franson can help . All Cody Franson does is drive differential.
With their potent lines, team speed and cohesive play, the Vegas Golden Knights look the part. Reilly Smith had a goal and two assists, and the Golden Knights topped the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Friday night for their ninth win in 10 games. ''We got away from our game a little bit, but being able […]
Jeff Glass' head must have been spinning in the opening minutes of Friday's game. The Blackhawks were down a goal, on a twice-deflected shot, and Glass made 11 saves in the first seven minutes. It's also the third time in four games that the Blackhawks gave up at least 19 shots in the first period.
Chicago won against an underwhelming Rangers team on Wednesday night. In doing so it perhaps staved off some of the concern that has been lingering around the team for the past week and, indeed, most of the season. When teams people think were going to be elite — and one struggles to understand why anyone […]
The legend of Jeff Glass continued to grow on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old rookie NHL goalie turned aside 23-of-25 shots for his second win in his third start, a 5-2 win for the Chicago Blackhawks over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. The Calgary native finally made his NHL debut on Dec. 29 […]
Player of the Night: Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche Mikael Granlund already got his moment in the sun for his second career hat trick, yet you could reasonably argue that he’s the true player of the night. There were some other strong nights,
Jeff Glass worked a long time for his NHL debut, playing 575 games for 11 teams ranging from the Western Hockey League to a stint in Russia. Patrick Kane scored 50 seconds into overtime to give Glass a victory in his first game and lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Friday […]
The Chicago Blackhawks have placed center Artem Anisimov on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.
1. Power play strikes early … then reverts to old habits. Going into the Christmas break, the Blackhawks were ranked 29th on the power play with a 13.9 percent success rate and had been 1-for-32 (3.1 percent) in the month of December, including 0-for-17 in their past six games. The Blackhawks had three more opportunities […]