What’s the point of saving a good player for later when the goal is to win the Stanley Cup now?
Marian Hossa celebrated his return to the lineup with a goal and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Detroit Wings 4-1 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing streak.
The Blackhawks fell to fifth in the Western Conference with the loss.
Jonathan Toews scored the go-ahead goal, and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped a two-game road skid with a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night. Patrick Kane celebrated his trip home to Buffalo by also scoring in helping the Blackhawks beat the Sabres for a fifth consecutive time.
Stan Bowman kept the bigger plan in mind while still believing his team can win it all this year.
It’s a contrast of styles between the Blackhawks and Ducks, who are on a playoff collision course.
They face nine games prior to the Olympic break, and eight of them are on the road — including games at Detroit, Minnesota, Vancouver, San Jose, Los Angeles, and Anaheim.
Marian Hossa had a power-play goal and an assist on his 35th birthday, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak.
The Blackhawks’ explosive offense is no secret to those who watch them play on a regular basis. Chicago fills the net more than any team in the NHL.
Duncan Keith and Andrew Shaw scored in a 39-second span at the start of Chicago’s five-goal second period Wednesday night, sparking the Blackhawks to a 7-2 victory over Ray Emery and the Philadelphia Flyers.
Patrick Sharp had a goal and two assists, and Chicago scored a season-high three times on the power play in a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night.
Brandon Saad, Johnny Oduya and Marian Hossa scored in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks kicked off their Stanley Cup title defense with a 6-4 victory over Mikhail Grabovsky and the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
When it comes to talent, the Blackhawks don’t have to take a backseat to anyone.
Brent Seabrook, who wears No. 7 for the Chicago Blackhawks had a son today.
There has been a lot of hand-wringing locally about the NHL’s decision to go forward with a decision to play in the Olympics.
As we learned last week, every second counts when it comes to overtime hockey.
For once the TD Garden Arena was silent. That was after Brent Seabrook scored the game winning goal in Overtime as the Blackhawks defeated the Bruins 6-5.
It’s not an elimination game Wednesday night, but it’s still do or die for the Blackhawks.
Andrew Shaw skated off to the side and pumped his arms furiously. One shot from the right point plus two deflections was just enough to beat Tuukka Rask in the fifth-longest Stanley Cup finals game in history.
he Blackhawks are looking fast and shaggy like so many others on the hockey playoff ice.