Corey Crawford RUMORS & NEWS

  • Quenneville hopes Corey Crawford will start 1 game before playoffs

    The Score "Sidelined since March 14 with a head injury, there may not be a rush to bring Corey Crawford back into the lineup with the Chicago Blackhawks already clinching a playoff spot, but head coach Joel Quenneville still hopes he'll play in one of the team's last four regular season games. "Better..." April 03

  • Corey Crawford unlikely to travel with Blackhawks during road trip

    CSN Chicago "Patrick Kane and Marcus Kruger will play but Corey Crawford will not when the Blackhawks face the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Kane did not practice on Friday but coach Joel Quenneville said the team was just giving Kane the past few days off. Kruger, who has been out with a wrist injury..." March 26

  • Crawford day-to-day with upper-body injury, won’t play Friday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Chicago goalie Corey Crawford is day-to-day with an upper-body injury and will not travel to Winnipeg for the Blackhawks’ game Friday against the Jets. The ‘Hawks have recalled Michael Leighton from AHL Rockford, presumably to serve as Scott Darling‘s backup at MTS Centre." March 17

  • Kuznetsov, Crawford, Letang named stars for January "Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov, Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford and Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang on Monday were named the NHL's three stars for the month of January. Kuznetsov capped off his month with a goal for the Metropolitan Division in its 4-3 loss..." February 01

  • Crawford, Hall and Faulk named stars of week "Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford, Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall and Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Dec. 13. FIRST STAR – COREY CRAWFORD, G, CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Crawford went 3-0-0 with a 0.33..." December 14

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Q said Corey Crawford will start Game 1. "It's his net. Let's go." #Blackhawks

  • Corey Crawford in goalie controversy with Scott Darling?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Blackhawks came from behind to win Game 1 of their playoff series against the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night, thanks in large part to some stellar goalkeeping from Scott Darling. Darling entered the game to start the second period after Corey Crawford played horribly in the..." April 16

  • Corey Crawford will get Game 2 start for Blackhawks

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Blackhawks are going back to Corey Crawford. Coach Joel Quenneville announced on Thursday afternoon that he is going back to his starting goalie for Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series against the Nashville Predators after pulling him 20 minutes into their Game 1..." April 16

  • Corey Crawford's preparation paying off

    CSN Chicago "Corey Crawford doesn’t divulge much when you ask why he’s been playing well. He won’t go into great detail. He just says he tries to be ready. “I’m just going out there and playing hard and making sure that I feel the same way for every game at the start of every game,” Crawford said...." March 25

  • Corey Crawford, Duncan Keith set to return for Blackhawks

    Chicago Tribune "Corey Crawford will return to the crease for the Chicago Blackhawks when they face the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night at Nationwide Arena. The veteran goaltender missed the last eight games with a left ankle injury suffered when he missed a step after attending a concert in Chicago...." December 19

  • Corey Crawford injured at concert

    ESPN "Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford said Wednesday he suffered a lower-body injury when he recently missed a step leaving a concert. He is expected to miss two to three weeks. "I was at a concert the other day and was on the way out and missed a step," Crawford said. "I didn't think it was..." December 03

  • With Crawford sidelined, Blackhawks recall Darling

    CSN Chicago "After Corey Crawford suffered an off-ice, lower-body injury, the Chicago Blackhawks announced that Antti Raanta will get the start in net against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday. Crawford's injury meant a roster move would be on the way, and it was Scott Darling who once again got the call..." December 03

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Corey Crawford said he's "close" to returning. Will make the trip to Canada. Wouldn't rule out the Ottawa game on Thursday. #Blackhawks

  • Blackhawks' Crawford to miss next two games

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will miss the next two games due to an upper-body injury, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Wednesday. Quenneville said Crawford will not travel with the team to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday and the St. Louis Blues on Saturday...." October 23

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    Chicago Blackhawks @NHLBlackhawks

    Per Coach Q, Crawford (upper body) is out for tonight. Status is day-to-day. Raanta gets the start. #CHIvsPHI

  • Corey Crawford investigated for spraying heckler with water

    TMZ "Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford is under investigation by the LAPD after allegedly squirting a heckler in the face with a water bottle during Monday's Game 4 loss to the Kings ... TMZ Sports has learned. We know ... 27-year-old Kings fan Clark Wong filed a BATTERY report Monday night..." May 28

  • Crawford regaining consistency in net

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford doesn’t look back when it comes to his play. He doesn’t compare what he did last season or even last week to what he’s doing now. It’s only about the present and future to him. “It’s always about what’s next, trying to get better as a..." January 21

  • Blackhawks' Corey Crawford lacking the offensive support

    CSN Chicago "Since coming back from a groin injury, Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford is winless in his last five starts. Crawford has allowed 13 goals and has a save percentage of .924. The criticism shouldn't be squarely on him. The Blackhawks haven't scored more than two goals in any of those five..." January 16

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    #Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford on not making Team Canada: "It's pretty disappointing. It was definitively a goal of mine."

  • Blackhawks' Crawford hopes to return this week "The Chicago Blackhawks are close to getting their top goalie back. Corey Crawford, who has missed nine straight games with a lower-body injury that's reportedly a groin issue, said he felt "great" after participating in the Blackhawks' morning skate Monday at United Center. Crawford won't..." December 30

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    #Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said goaltender Corey Crawford will be sidelined about three weeks with injury.

  • With Crawford, Khabibulin hurt, ‘Hawks recall Simpson

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Chicago Blackhawks will have their goaltending depth tested this week. With Corey Crawford nursing a lower-body injury (he won’t travel to Dallas for Tuesday’s game) and Nikolai Khabibulin on IR, the club was forced to recall Kent Simpson from AHL Rockford on Monday — meaning the ‘Hawks are..." December 09

  • Blackhawks' Crawford leaves game with injury "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

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    Chris Kuc @ChrisKuc

    #Blackhawks goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin left the ice hunched over and Corey Crawford has replaced him in net vs. Predators.

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    Tracey Myers @TramyersCSN

    Hossa and Crawford good to go for tomorrow night. #Blackhawks

  • Crawford gets 'precautionary' rest in exhibition win

    Chicago Tribune "In the Blackhawks' final tuneup for the 2013-14 regular season it was Nikolai Khabibulin — not Corey Crawford — in goal. Crawford had been scheduled to start against the Capitals in Saturday night's exhibition game and participated in the morning skate but he sat out for what coach Joel..." September 29

  • Crawford: It's time to get back to work

    CSN Chicago "It's no secret anymore what obstacles Corey Crawford had to overcome last season. The Blackhawks goaltender cruised through the regular season with a 19-5-5 record and capped it off by earning 16 more wins in the postseason to capture his first Stanley Cup. But Crawford is ready to turn the..." September 14

  • Blackhawks sign Corey Crawford to six-year deal

    CSN Chicago "Corey Crawford was already planning to spend today showing off that Stanley Cup. Now he gets to celebrate for another reason. Crawford who won his first Stanley Cup in June has signed a six-year extension with the Blackhawks. Philip Pritchard the Hockey Hall of Fame’s keeper of the Cup was..." September 02

  • Crawford reverses narrative, dominates Game 5

    CSN Chicago "2013 has been a year of many ups and very few downs for the Blackhawks, and much of that success has been credited to the team's ability to shake things off when a game doesn't go its way. Following Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, Corey Crawford's glove was a hot topic. After allowing five..." June 23

  • Crawford is having a laugh about his skills being questioned

    Pro Hockey Talk "Corey Crawford could be letting the talk about his apparent tough play get him down. Instead, he’s taking it all in stride with a good sense of humor.’s Joe Haggerty hears from Crawford about the questions about his glove hand in this series, especially after some questionable goals..." June 22

  • Crawford, Hawks must step up defensive pressure

    CSN Chicago "The sight was a bizarre scene, that Game 4: Pucks going in at a rapid rate, great scoring opportunities piling up for each side, sheer offensive madness. What was strange was that this was happening between two very defensive-minded teams in the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins. But..." June 22

  • Blackhawks' confidence in Crawford still as high as ever

    CSN Chicago "The goals that zoomed past Corey Crawford were a little too high in quantity for his or the Blackhawks’ liking. Those five goals were also passing him around the same spot, either above or below the glove that didn’t catch enough of them against the Boston Bruins in Game 4. Crawford’s mindset..." June 21

  • Crawford plays well again but loses OT battle this time

    Chicago Tribune "Three nights earlier, Corey Crawford stood at his locker, physically spent but emotionally riding high enough to recount the dozens of saves he made in a triple-overtime victory. On Saturday night, the Blackhawks goaltender walked out of a door to see a throng of reporters waiting for him, ran his..." June 16

  • Crawford comes up big in overtime

    Chicago Tribune "Unlike the 22,110 fans in the United Center, Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford never wondered how at least one of the 29 shots in overtime Wednesday night — some fired point blank and some ricocheting off the post — did not slip past him. "No," he said. "My job is to keep it out. I don't..." June 13

  • Crawford adds new role in Game 2 win

    CSN Chicago "Corey Crawford already had "solid goaltender" on the resume. On Sunday night, he added captain support leader. Crawford took exception when Kyle Clifford threw a few punches at Jonathan Toews, and grabbed the Kings forward by the head near the end of the Chicago Blackhawks’ 4-2 victory over the..." June 03

  • Crawford's stellar play in playoffs draws cheers

    Chicago Tribune "The chants began hesitantly in the 300 level and by the time they made their way around the United Center and down to the ice were at full force. "Corey, Corey, Corey." Standing in the crease, breathing hard and pouring sweat after a flurry of big saves against the Wild during Game 5 of the..." May 12

  • Corey Crawford’s unsung playoff heroism for Chicago Blackhawks

    Yahoo! Sports "Antti Niemi is a Vezina Trophy candidate for the San Jose Sharks, which is rather remarkable when you consider he’s Antti Niemi. That’s not a knock on his talent, which is considerable, or his importance to the Sharks, which was enormous. That’s to say that Antti Niemi getting credit for his..." May 09

  • Strong finish to season for Corey Crawford

    Daily Herald "Consider Corey Crawford ready for the playoffs. The Blackhawks' No. 1 goaltender solidified his standing for the postseason with a 25-save performance in Friday's 3-1 win over the Calgary Flames at the United Center. "I thought he was outstanding," coach Joel Quenneville said. "I thought he..." April 28

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    Chicago Blackhawks @NHLBlackhawks

    Q did say Carter Hutton could play tomorrow. Crow in net tonight.

  • Kane, Crawford keep Hawks' streak alive

    Chicago Tribune "A quick grin flashed across Patrick Kane's face when he was asked if a seed of doubt had entered his mind as the clock ticked down and the Blackhawks' historic streak was in jeopardy of ending. "Maybe you might think about it, but I think a lot of us want to be the guy to either tie it up or go..." March 04

  • Crawford leaves game against St. Louis

    CSN Chicago "Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford started Thursday night's game in St. Louis. But by the second period, backup Ray Emery was manning the net. Emery started the second period for the Blackhawks, who were leading 1-0 after one in St. Louis. There was no immediate word on Crawford's..." March 01

  • Hawks' fun continues with Crawford back in goal

    Chicago Tribune "Corey Crawford sat idle the last four games while fellow goaltender Ray Emery had all the fun during the Blackhawks' record-setting run to start the season. Sidelined with an upper-body injury, Crawford bided his time until he regained the net and when he did so Sunday night at the United..." February 25

  • Corey Crawford’s shutout extends Blackhawks’ NHL record to 18

    Chicago Sun-Times "Early in the first period of Sunday night’s game, Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford found himself badly out of position as the puck fell to Blue Jackets center Derick Brassard in the high slot. The net was wide open, but Brassard’s hurried shot somehow sailed high — a nervous moment and a big..." February 25

  • Crawford day-to-day; Hawks call for backup

    Chicago Tribune "Goaltender Corey Crawford was a full participant in the Blackhawks' practice Thursday and appeared fine in the dressing room afterward. Apparently, he wasn't. Crawford was not on the ice for the Hawks' morning skate Friday before their game against the Sharks at the United Center and..." February 16

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    Brian Hedger @

    Crawford day to day, upper body, didn't feel great after practice.

  • Crawford gets nod against Predators

    Chicago Tribune "Ray Emery has done well in the three games he has started in goal for the 9-0-2 Blackhawks this season, but coach Joel Quenneville it clear Corey Crawford is his starting net-minder. "We're going to ride him," Quenneville said after practice Saturday in Nashville. "Ray has done a great job so..." February 10

  • Motivated Crawford hopes to prove doubters wrong

    CSN Chicago "Corey Crawford saw the stories this summer, saw that the Chicago Blackhawks went after future Hall-of-Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur at the start of free agency. As much as the Blackhawks said they were simply going after a good player, that it had nothing to do with their confidence level in..." July 23

  • Blackhawks' Corey Crawford needs 'tender loving care

    Chicago Sun-Times "When players arrive next week for the Blackhawks' annual convention, coach Joel Quenneville will be sure to seek out and have a good conversation with one player in particular — goalie Corey Crawford. The main topic of discussion? The Hawks' short-lived pursuit of future Hall of Fame goalie..." July 12

  • Hawks' Quenneville still high on Crawford

    Chicago Tribune "Despite general manager Stan Bowman's offer to free agent Martin Brodeur and possible interest in dealing for Roberto Luongo, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville has faith in incumbent goaltender Corey Crawford. "I'm very comfortable and confident with Corey," Quenneville said Wednesday during..." July 12

  • Blackhawks' Corey Crawford can learn from Cup-winning goalie Jonathan Quick

    Chicago Sun-Times "There's no replicating the peculiar, albeit effective, way Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick athletically slides and dives to stop pucks and confronts shooters. It's a style he alone possesses. But goalies with hybrid styles are having similar success across the league, while others, such..." June 13