Johnny Oduya, Marcus Kruger score in 3rd as Blackhawks win opener

ESPN

Chicago are heavy favorites to come out of the West, but Detroit will hope to pull off an upset, beginning tonight in Game 1. Despite a strong effort from goaltender Jimmy Howard, the Detroit Red Wings were defeated by the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinal. The Chicago Blackhawks beat the […]

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Blackhawks Dominate Red Wings in Series Opener

New York Tim

The Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings will meet in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the 15th time and this will be the final meeting as conference mates. When the Red Wings move to the Eastern Conference next season once realignment kicks in they'll CHICAGO — Maybe it was the extra rest, or another raucous […]

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Blackhawks Dominate Red Wings in Series Opener

New York Tim

Coach Joel Quenneville says it's a ''coach's decision'' and Stalberg could get back on the ice at any point in the series. He says he has talked to Stalberg about the decision to bench him for Wednesday night's series opener. Stalberg, one of the The last time Original Six rivals the Detroit Red Wings and […]

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Hawks Game Day: Seeking 2-0 lead on Wild

Chicago Trib

Chicago Blackhawks forward Dave Bolland isn't coming to antagonize the Minnestoa Wild. Bolland's lock down defense that has been his calling card in recent postseasons cannot be counted on to play a factor in the 'Hawks Western Conference quarterfinal Chicago won the Stanley Cup in 2010 thanks in part to a strong third line. So […]

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Cheap penalties must end for Blackhawks

Comcast Spor

Henrik Karlsson sat on the Blackhawks bench and watched Wild backup goaltender Josh Harding get an unexpected start in Game 1 when Niklas Backstrom suffered an injury in warm-ups. Karlsson, backing up netminder Corey Crawford until Ray Emery CHICAGO — Bryan Bickell scored in overtime on a two-on-one rush, and the Chicago Blackhawks started the […]

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Blackhawks to host Penguins at Soldier Field next season

CBSSports.co

Most of it is probably due to Patrick Kane's presence on the team.) This will be the second outdoor game in Chicago; the first was played a few years back when the Blackhawks hosted the Detroit Red Wings at Wrigley Field in the Winter Classic. The Penguins, meanwhile, have played outdoors twice already, once in […]

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