CSN Chicago "The Chicago Blackhawks special teams did their job, on both sides of the puck. And an injury to Corey Crawford, which looked very bad at first, might not be that after all. Patrick Sharp scored one of the team’s three power-play goals, and Antti Raanta stopped 29-of-31 in place of an injured..." December 09
NHL.com "Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford was helped off the ice in the first period against the Florida Panthers on Sunday with a lower-body injury. Crawford was injured after he made a save on Panthers forward Marcel Goc. He had stopped all four shots he had faced when he left with 6:15..." December 08
CSN Chicago "Coach Joel Quenneville was diplomatic when talking about the penalty kill prior to the Blackhawks’ shootout loss to the Ducks on Friday night. After that game, he was much more scathing. “That’s when you hit rock bottom, when you score with one second to go on one power play when it’s been a..." December 08
Chicago Tribune "Forward Joakim Nordstrom, called up Wednesday by the Chicago Blackhawks, is headed back to Rockford. Nordstrom was reassigned to the American Hockey League's IceHogs on Saturday to make room for Andrew Shaw, who is expected to return to action Sunday against the Florida Panthers after missing..." December 08
Anaheim Calling "Young goalie Antti Raanta got the start for the Blackhawks. Jonas Hiller started in net and Frederik Andersen backed him up. Hiller had to be good early as the Hawks got a bid on net that, upon further review, was a hand pass off Hiller's body. Regardless, Hiller still made the save. It seemed..." December 07
ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman said Friday he was unsure whether forward Teuvo Teravainen would play in the NHL later this season. The 19-year-old Teravainen signed a three-year contract with the Blackhawks in August. He is currently playing for Jokerit in the SM-liiga. He..." December 06
SB Nation "With the NHL board of governors meeting early next week in California, we'll be hearing a lot about next year's salary cap. According to TSN insider Bob McKenzie, the NHL's salary cap next season could be right back to where it was before the lockout, way up at $70M. This isn't exactly breaking..." December 06
BREAKING NEWS: #NYR have acquired Kyle Beach from Chicago in exchange for Brandon Mashinter. Details to follow.
Minneapolis Star Tribune "It happened in a span of less than seven minutes, sending a chill through Xcel Energy Center that matched the frigid air outdoors. Chicago, the best team in the NHL, took a 2-0 Wild lead and turned it inside out by scoring three consecutive goals. In years past, that might have been enough to..." December 06
Chicago Sun-Times "The Blackhawks on Tuesday sent center Brandon Pirri down to Rockford, while recalling forwards Jeremy Morin and Joakim Nordstrom. They also sent defenseman Michael Kostka, who’s been on injured reserve since Oct. 25 to Rockford for a conditioning assignment. He can play up to six days or three..." December 04
Forwards Michal Handzus and Andrew Shaw will not travel to St. Paul with the team today. #Blackhawks
Dallas Morning News "No 11-round shootout this time. Just a series of big stops for Kari Lehtonen. Lehtonen had a season-high 47 saves, Antoine Roussel converted a penalty shot in the third period and theDallas Stars snapped the Chicago Blackhawks' six-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory on Tuesday..." December 04
NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Dec. 1. FIRST STAR – EVGENI MALKIN, C, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Malkin earned "First Star" honors for..." December 02
CSN Chicago "The Chicago Blackhawks were probably down to a quarter tank on Saturday night, with the first six games of the road trip in but finishing with a back-to-back. They played like a team refreshed from a week-long respite. Niklas Hjalmarsson got the eventual game-winner in the first period and..." December 01
Chicago Tribune "By coincidence, the Stanley Cup was in Dallas at the same time as the team trying to defend it. For much of Friday night's game against the Stars, the Blackhawks didn't look much like the club that stormed to the 2013 Cup but, as has been their modus operandi this season, they didn't let a..." November 30
Chicago Sun-Times "Patrick Kane said that it takes quite a bit of luck to get a point in 12 consecutive games, that sometimes you get a point you didn’t really deserve and that sometimes your teammates are doing the heavy lifting. But it also takes quite a bit of skill to be this lucky. Kane’s two goals in the..." November 29
Sportsnet.ca "The number of former NHL players involved a class-action concussion lawsuit against the league is growing at a rapid rate. Within 48 hours of the suit being filed in a Washington federal court, the original group of 10 plaintiffs had inflated to more than 200, according to one of the lawyers..." November 28
Chicago Tribune "Jitters over making his first NHL start caused Blackhawks rookie goaltender Antti Raanta some restlessness in the hours before puck drop. “Game-day naptime was pretty awful -- I was having some nightmares,” Raanta said after backstopping the Hawks to a stunning 3-2 come-from-behind victory over..." November 28
Chicago Tribune "Marian Hossa joined Blackhawks teammates on the walk — in full uniform but sans skates — from the Scotiabank Saddledome over to the Corral for practice Tuesday afternoon in Calgary. Hossa was back with the Hawks after missing two games to be in Chicago with his wife, <p>, who was hospitalized..." November 27
Antti Raanta will get his first NHL start tomorrow vs. CGY. #Blackhawks
Hossa back here. Wife was ill, hospitalized, but she's feeling better now. Great news for the Hossa. #Blackhawks
Sportsnet.ca "Starting next season, Rogers Communications will be the National Hockey League’s exclusive broadcast and multimedia partner in Canada. As part of the $5.2 billion, 12-year agreement, Rogers obtains the national rights on all platforms to every NHL game through the 2025-26 campaign—including all..." November 26
Chicago Tribune "Count the Blackhawks among those unimpressed that Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk had been named the NHL's Third Star for last week. The defending Stanley Cup champions made it a rough start to the new week for Dubnyk as the Hawks chased him during a 5-1 victory Monday night at Rexall..." November 26
Edmonton Journal "The facial stubble is still intact, only because Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins has let a few superstitious tendancies creep into his day to day routine. The Oilers, who have fashioned their first three game win streak of the season, host the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at Rexall Place..." November 25
Coach Q: Michal Handzus is in tonight against Edmonton. Michael Kostka is out, but could play later on in the trip. #Blackhawks
Associated Press "Ten former National Hockey League players are claiming in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn't done enough to protect players from concussions. The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal court in Washington, seeks damages to be determined at trial. The players are also seeking court-approved..." November 25
Pro Hockey Talk "Marian Hossa will miss Monday’s game against Edmonton due to a family matter — his second game away from the club — but is expected to rejoin the club for the remainder of its annual Circus Trip, according to ESPN Chicago. Hossa, 34, has been in and out of the Chicago lineup over the last two..." November 25
CSN Chicago "Michal Handzus had the look of a man who’s seen the light at the end of his injury tunnel. The veteran center has been sidelined since late October with an upper-body injury. Through his early recovery skates, a setback and then more skates, Handzus just tried to stay positive, knowing he’d get..." November 24
CSN Chicago "Andrew Shaw made up for a bad early penalty with his third-period goal and Marcus Kruger scored nine seconds later as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Saturday night. The Blackhawks were down 1-0 until early in the third period. Shortly after a Blackhawks power play..." November 24
Winger Marian Hossa will not play for #Blackhawks vs. Canucks. Went back to Chicago for a family matter. Michal Handzus will not play.
Chicago Tribune "The Blackhawks will continue their seven-game trip without Bryan Bickell around as the winger will be sidelined for at least two weeks with what a source said was a left knee injury. Bickell was injured against the Avalanche in Denver on Tuesday night when his leg buckled after he slid into the..." November 22
Chicago Sun-Times "After all the hype and pomp that surrounded his last — and first — visit to Winnipeg to face his hometown Jets, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews was kicking himself for failing to score, especially after losing the handle on the puck during a breakaway. On Thursday night, there was far less..." November 22
Hearing it's a fairly significant left knee injury for #Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell. He's back in Chicago and is expected to be out weeks.
#Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa said he's playing tonight vs. Jets.
Chicago Tribune "The fresh-faced kid who exploded on the Chicago and national sports scenes as a teenager with a quick grin and jaw-dropping hockey skills is 25. Patrick Kane, who began his Blackhawks career as a precocious 18-year-old, celebrated his 25th birthday doing what he does best and what he most wants..." November 20
#Blackhawks have recalled forward Jeremy Morin from the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Denver Post "The expected bounce-back game from the Avalanche's first rough stretch under rookie NHL coach Patrick Roy was impressive. Make that extraordinary, if not "awe-inspiring," as the taped recording said after Colorado goals Tuesday night. The Avs, who were less than ordinary in their previous three..." November 20
NHLPA.com "Adrian Aucoin, a respected defenceman known for his leadership and consistency throughout his career, announced his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) today after 17 NHL seasons. In a professional career that spanned two full decades, Aucoin, 40, appeared in a total of 1,108 NHL..." November 19
The Globe and Mail "Predictably, when NHL general managers gathered in Toronto last week for their semi-annual meeting to discuss rule changes, there was the usual amount of face-to-face trade talk as well. It resulted in a couple of minor deals – the Toronto Maple Leafs getting additional depth at forward by..." November 19
ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Blackhawks announced Monday they will sell limited-edition vials of melted ice from their 2013 Stanley Cup season, with proceeds going to charity. Each vial of melted ice from the United Center will cost $99 and will include an etched number of 1 through 2,013 and a certificate of..." November 19
Chicago Tribune "Ryan Hartman, the Chicago Blackhawks' first-round pick in the 2013 NHL entry draft, has agreed to terms on a three-year contract, the team said Monday. Hartman, a forward from West Dundee, Ill., has 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists) in 20 games this season with the Plymouth Whalers of the..." November 18
Khabibulin placed on IR. Q reiterated he could be out "a bit." Hossa's out tonight, Q hopeful he plays Tues. Crawford tonight. #Blackhawks
NHL.com "The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Ryan Hartman, the team’s first-round selection (30th overall) in the 2013 National Hockey League Entry Draft, on a three-year contract. Hartman, a West Dundee, Ill., native, has posted 21 points (10g, 11a) in 20..." November 18
Chicago Tribune "The plane ride home as Saturday bled into Sunday was uneasy, but it had only a little to do with turbulence or fishtailing a bit upon hitting the runway. The Blackhawks were fairly bad in the preceding hours in Nashville, and they sat on that until everyone reconvened the next evening to absorb..." November 18
Tennessean "After a seven-game, 17-day road trip that ended in a four-game losing streak, the Predators found the comforts of home ice to be the cure for their offensive woes. Nashville scored a season-high seven goals to defeat the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 7-2 on Saturday night at..." November 17
CSN Chicago "Kris Versteeg walked into the scrum at Johnny’s Ice House with a smile on his face. He was back in a Chicago Blackhawks sweatshirt, back in a familiar locker room, back with the franchise he never wanted to be traded from in the first place. “When (Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman) called..." November 16
#Blackhawks goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin left the ice hunched over and Corey Crawford has replaced him in net vs. Predators.
Marian Hossa was off at practice yesterday, but Quenneville said it was just a rest day. #Blackhawks
Chicago Tribune "The Blackhawks shot puck after puck at Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith and then they shot some more. The barrage of rubber at one of the NHL's hottest goaltenders resulted in the Hawks' fourth consecutive victory, this one a 5-4 thriller over the Coyotes in a shootout Thursday night at the United..." November 15