Bryan Bickell can’t get better if he’s not on the ice.
On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced they had activated winger Bryan Bickell from injured reserve.
After Corey Crawford left Sunday’s game with an injury, the Blackhawks on Monday announced they have recalled goaltender Kent Simpson from the Rockford IceHogs.
Marcus Kruger scored the tiebreaking goal with 8:16 left in the third period, Duncan Keith added a power-play goal 1:55 later and the Blackhawks beat Edmonton 5-4 for their third straight victory.
Bryan Bickell scored for the fourth consecutive game for the Blackhawks, who had recorded at least one point in each of their past seven games. Patrick Kane added his team-best sixth goal in the third period.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp each scored in the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
They’ve been the face of the franchise since they first arrived in Chicago during the 2007-08 season, and if GM Stan Bowman has his way, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane will remain with the team until they retire.
Here’s a prediction: Even though the Chicago Blackhawks will have the shortest offseason in NHL history – thanks to the lockout and the late end of the Stanley Cup Final – they will not suffer from the hangover this time around.
As the party was getting started, one man was fixated on getting the Blackhawks moving in the right direction for the 2013-14 season.
Bryan Bickell is sticking with Chicago.
Bryan Bickell is looking forward to Friday’s parade and rally for the Chicago Blackhawks’ second Stanley Cup title in four seasons.
Following those two historic goals that led the Blackhawks to their second Stanley Cup victory in four seasons, bars all across the city of Chicago erupted.
With just over one minute to play in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, the Blackhawks made one of the most improbable comebacks in recent memory.
The niceties and pleasantries in the Stanley Cup Final are no more.
It’s not what the Bruins are doing. It’s what the Blackhawks are not doing.
The Boston Bruins are an impressive team, taking the Eastern Conference by sweeping the heavily favored Pittsburgh Penguins.
Slava Voynov had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 19 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night, trimming the Blackhawks’ series lead to 2-1.
Stars are stars and role players, role players. But in these Stanley cup playoffs, the Blackhawks role players are playing like stars.
It’s a familiar concern for the Chicago Blackhawks. Especially in the playoffs. Power play production is missing.
The Chicago Blackhawks were beaten the last game in the corners, along the boards and by an overtime goal for the Minnesota Wild. By hurling their bodies in front of puck after puck, the Blackhawks stopped the Wild’s momentum right where it started.