Nikolay Goldobin lost a teammate, but might have gained more ice time. Alexander Burmistrov's departure from the Vancouver Canucks to his native Russia means that Goldobin, a fellow Russian, is in line — with others — for more playing time when Vancouver (15-17-5) hosts the Chicago Blackhawks (17-13-5) on Thursday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Cory Schneider was sharp for the Devils. Corey Crawford had a rough night for the Blackhawks. That was basically the difference Saturday night. Schneider made 39 saves, Taylor Hall had a goal and an assist and New Jersey beat Chicago
With three days to prepare for the first of a six-game road trip, the Blackhawks appeared to have fresh legs and dictated the pace of play early on. The Blackhawks also generated 13 scoring chances, but couldn't capitalize on any of their opportunities, which included two post-shots. The Stars had just five scoring chances but converted on […]
Ken Hitchcock's 800th career win came against one of only two NHL coaches with more. Tyler Seguin scored two goals in the second period, Ben Bishop earned his 22nd career shutout and the Dallas Stars beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Thursday night to help Hitchcock reach another milestone. After the game, he was quickly […]
The Chicago Blackhawks might not be in one of the top three slots in the Central Division right now, but at least they’re in a playoff spot. The Blackhawks rattled off three consecutive victories over Buffalo (overtime), Arizona, and Florida (overtime), who are three of the bottom four teams in the league right now.
If ever a midseason game could be considered crucial, the Thursday contest between the Dallas Stars and Chicago Blackhawks at American Airlines Center qualifies. The Minnesota Wild, the Stars and the Blackhawks are tied for fourth in the Central Division and the first Western Conference wild-card spot, each with 39 points. Both Dallas and Chicago […]
Patrick Kane's career to this point has already cemented him as one of the best Blackhawks ever, but former Blackhawk Jeremy Roenick thinks Kane will stand alone in Blackhawk history by the time he hangs up the skates. Roenick made a guest appearance on Intermission Live during the first intermission of Sunday's 4-1 Blackhawks win […]
Here are Three Things to Watch when the Blackhawks take on the Minnesota Wild tonight on NBC Sports Chicago and streaming live on the NBC Sports app. Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. with Blackhawks Pregame Live. The Blackhawks have won four straight and are looking to make it five in a row against a Wild team that's […]
Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks found a way to eke out another victory despite another less-than-rousing performance. Kane scored 2:24 into overtime to lift the Blackhawks to their third straight win, 3-2 over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Kane gained a step on Florida's Mike Matheson, broke in on James Reimer and lifted […]
Hands up, who had the Winnipeg Jets in second place in the Central Division in mid-December and the Chicago Blackhawks in sixth? The Jets appear to have steadied the ship after three straight road losses last week with a home victory over Vancouver on Monday night while the Blackhawks may be heating up with consecutive […]
For a team in any professional sport to succeed, they must beat less talented teams consistently. Looking to extend a pair of winning streaks, the Blackhawks welcome the Florida Panthers to United Center on Tuesday night. After losing five straight from Nov. 28 to Dec. 6, Chicago (14-11-5) goes for its third straight victory.
Tom Wilson had two goals and two assists and Alex Ovechkin had a goal and three assists in the Washington Capitals' 6-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Nicklas Backstrom ended a 21-game stretch without a goal and added two assists, and Washington's top-line trio each scored a goal in the first period […]