For the last 19 years around this time, in this space, I have given thanks for and to the officials who keep our games safer than they otherwise would be.
On Sunday night, Andrew Shaw jumped into the fray by providing a screen on Patrick Sharp’s power-play goal that opened the scoring against the Florida Panthers.
It would be tempting for Kris Versteeg to say little has changed since he departed the Blackhawks amid the forced salary-cap purge that pushed him out after the 2010 Stanley Cup championship.
CHICAGO | The Blackhawks' top line of Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa is proving to be quite a challenge for the rest of the NHL these days.
CHICAGO | Rejecting claims made in a lawsuit concerning concussions, the NCAA said Saturday it has taken steps to protect student athletes from head injuries and that player safety is among the college sports association's core principles.
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews shows the Stanley Cup to Cameron MacDonald on Friday at the Jonathan Toews Community Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he visited with fans and supporters.
Viktor Stalberg believes the Nashville Predators have many of the elements in place to start winning again.
The Boston Bruins had one full off day Sunday, all the hours of prep leading up to Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight and the few minutes in the first period to solve a huge problem.
CHICAGO | Two games to play, one to win, a Stanley Cup close to their grasp.
CHICAGO | Three years ago, the Blackhawks turned to Dustin Byfuglien to post his strapping 6-foot-5 body on opposing goalies, blocking their views and pouncing on rebounds.
Duncan Keith remembers sitting in the stands before a game in 2005, unrecognized in his suit and tie by the fans around him.
Joel Quenneville must remember when he was a rookie defenseman on the 1978-79 Toronto Maple Leafs.
BOSTON | Just imagine what Tuukka Rask and Tim Thomas chat about when the present and past Boston Bruins goalies, and friends, have time to talk.
CHICAGO | ESPN hockey analyst Barry Melrose knew the caution light was flashing yellow midway through the second period Saturday night.
CHICAGO | Eddie Olczyk has seen practically everything in three decades of hockey as a player, NHL head coach and now Blackhawks and NBC color analyst.
CHICAGO | Surely, nearly six consecutive periods of hockey was enough for the Blackhawks to take the measure of the Boston Bruins, a team they had not played since Oct. 15, 2011.
CHICAGO | The names of the special welcoming committee in the Blackhawks locker room require a bit of patience for Americans to spell out.
CHICAGO | Wednesday night — and Thursday morning — hockey fans got the ultimate two-for-the-price-of-one: Six periods on the ice when they paid to see three.
CHICAGO | The fame of being a Blackhawk cuts in opposite directions for two veterans of the 2010 Stanley Cup now trying to drink from its glory a second time.
CHICAGO | Now the Blackhawks are experts in playing games seemingly without end.
Follow The Times
At Associated Sewer & Plumbing Service of Hammond, Indiana…
When you join our energy saver program, you save 15% off parts…
FOR 10K-14K-18K PLATINUM Call 924-3555
Visit our web site for details. 800.837.1400 / www.mcshanes.com
In Today's Paper
Do you agree with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's education agenda?