Corey Crawford RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    NHL.com "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

    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

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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. CSNNE.com’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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    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

  • Need for improvement clear to goalie Corey Crawford, Blackhawks

    Chicago Sun-Times "Corey Crawford was the last Blackhawk to meet the media. Just like on the ice, he was their last line of defense before they broke for the offseason. But on Wednesday, it was all about himself and the up-and-down year he had after signing on to be the team's No. 1 goalie. ''It just kind of..." April 26

  • Hawks goalie Corey Crawford ready if Coyotes try to retaliate

    Chicago Sun-Times "If there has been a defining aspect of the NHL playoffs so far, it has been that getting payback for tough or questionable hits and plays is as much a goal for teams as scoring. It's not that fights and extracurricular rough stuff are uncommon to playoff hockey — they definitely aren't — but..." April 18

  • Corey Crawford says he'll be ready if Coyotes try any funny business in Game 3

    Chicago Sun-Times "If there has been a defining aspect of the NHL playoffs so far, it has been that getting payback for tough or questionable hits and plays is as much a goal for teams as scoring. It's not that fights and extracurricular rough stuff are uncommon to playoff hockey — they definitely aren't — but..." April 17

  • With his 30th win, Corey Crawford is one confident goalie

    Chicago Sun-Times "Few players will be scrutinized more in the coming days with the postseason on the horizon than Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. Some will say he's the reason why the Hawks can't win the Stanley Cup. All season, Crawford has had to deal with questions about his play and his confidence in his..." April 08

  • Confidence factor in Crawford huge

    Chicago Tribune "Even though a dog-tired Corey Crawford sat on the dressing room bench staring blankly ahead Saturday, this had been the sight everyone needed to see, the Blackhawks included. There were flourishing glove saves, acrobatic dives, nimble kick saves on dead-to-rights rebound chances and, finally,..." April 08

  • Hawks, Crawford look up to task

    Chicago Tribune "Study the statistics, evaluate the experience. When determining where Corey Crawford ranks on a list of potential Western Conference playoff goalies, strong evidence suggests the Blackhawks' nice guy would finish last. I asked Crawford how he felt about that Tuesday and was pleasantly..." April 04

  • Corey Crawford a cause for optimism as Hawks lose 2-1 to Devils in shootout

    Chicago Sun-Times "The biggest thing is that the Blackhawks are finding a way to get results. Despite a power play that continues to falter, despite a shaky start and despite being unable to capitalize on the few quality chances they were able to create, grinding out points like the one they got in a 2-1 shootout..." March 28

  • Blackhawks can't pin down a goalie for stretch run

    Chicago Sun-Times "Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says he likes having to make tough choices with his roster, but he probably wishes that didn't apply to his goalies for the third year in a row. With 11 games left, though, the Hawks still don't know whether they'll go with Corey Crawford or Ray Emery for the..." March 15

  • Crawford puzzled by ups, downs

    Chicago Tribune "Joel Quenneville pulled Corey Crawford from the net twice in two games and then pulled out a passionate, confidence-buoying message he echoed to the media Thursday. Fight through it. Find a way. Don't give in. Find the confidence you had before, because it can come back, and fast. Then..." March 02

  • Crawford pulled after 1st, but Hossa scores twice in 5-4 victory

    Chicago Tribune "The Maple Leafs' desperation was apparent from the opening puck drop. The Blackhawks' didn't kick in until the second period. Two teams fighting for their postseason lives hit the ice Wednesday night trying to end dueling disastrous Februarys on a high note. The Hawks pulled it off as they..." March 01

  • Hawks, Crawford let it slip away

    Chicago Tribune "The way the offense was controlling the puck, the defense was clogging the shooting lanes and Corey Crawford was standing tall in goal, it appeared the Blackhawks were on their way to recording their first shutout of the season. Not only did that not come to fruition, neither did a victory as..." February 24

  • Blackhawks 3, Blues 1: Another strong game for Corey Crawford

    Chicago Sun-Times "The heat will never be off Corey Crawford until he masters the Antti Niemi art of allowing four or five goals only when his team scores six or seven. But the way the Blackhawks have been going, Crawford allowing one when his team scores two or three will maintain his status as a goaltender the..." February 20

  • Hawks goalie boosts confidence

    Chicago Tribune "One way to measure Corey Crawford's trajectory: Questions about the goaltending for Sunday's matinee against the Blues were not a matter of whether the Blackhawks could afford to turn to him, but whether Crawford was up for two day-game starts in two days. "I thought he was really good," Hawks..." February 19

  • Hawks goalie Corey Crawford looks good in victory vs. Rangers

    Chicago Sun-Times "Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford lost his shutout just more than three minutes into the second period Thursday against the New York Rangers. But for a goalie who has struggled mentally after allowing some goals, he shut it out. Coach Joel Quenneville said Crawford ''was big and looked good in..." February 17

  • Crawford gets the call

    Chicago Tribune "In his ongoing effort to stabilize the Blackhawks' goaltending, coach Joel Quenneville chose Corey Crawford to start Friday night's Western Conference showdown against the Sharks. Crawford watched from the bench as Ray Emery played the last two games, but will man the crease as he looks to snap..." February 10

  • Blackhawks' Crawford tries to battle through inconsistency

    Chicago Tribune "What baffles Corey Crawford the most right now is that he truly doesn't know what's going on with his game. The Blackhawks goaltender feels fine physically, his technique has been sound and his confidence hasn't wavered. Still, when it comes to stopping pucks, Crawford has been wildly..." February 05