The boos from the fans had ended and the arena was nearly empty when Patrick Kane appeared at an entrance leading back to the ice, where he was greeted warmly by a group of about 75 family members and friends. With a wave of one hand and his hockey stick in the other, Kane finally […]
The Chicago Blackhawks will be without forward Marcus Kruger for the next four months after surgery to repair a dislocated left wrist. Kruger left Thursday night’s home win against Edmonton with the injury with about 15 minutes left in the second period. In 33 games this year, Kruger has one assist and 20 penalty minutes.
Marcus Kruger basically put his hockey future on hold to remain with the Chicago Blackhawks this season, willing to go short-term in order to stay with a modern day dynasty. He inked a one-year deal under their cap restrictions, and settled back into his role as a defensive depth forward who plays 13:17 per night, […]
Trevor Daley simply wanted an opportunity for more playing time with the Chicago Blackhawks. He believed that with more ice-time he could show his abilities that made him one of the top offensive defensemen in the Western Conference last season. But Daley indicated he never got the chance, which is why he hopes he can […]
Led by Teuvo Teravainen, Chicago’s top line was its top line again. Teravainen had two goals and an assist, Crawford made 33 saves in his NHL-best fifth shutout and the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Thursday night. Chicago’s top line – currently Teravainen, captain Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa – had been overshadowed […]
Thursday’s NHL slate is huge, with 11 games on tap and several looking like fun matchups to exploit. We have another Flames-Stars game on our hands, this time in Dallas, and the Stars will be looking for revenge after taking a 4-3 shootout loss Dec. 1. The Columbus-Arizona game, a battle of backup netminders, should […]