Corey Crawford

Ben Smith skates away after the Kings won Game 7. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Puck Bounces Kings’ Way In Epic Series

The Blackhawks are usually the team celebrating, not the team standing around waiting for the handshake line.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2014

The Kings celebrate their series-winning goal in overtime.  (Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

Kings Strike In OT, End Blackhawks’ Season

The Blackhawks led three different times but couldn’t hold on.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2014

Brandon Saad celebrates with teammates. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I Need To Know Which Blackhawks Team Is Showing Up For Game 6

For all the success, being a Blackhawks fan isn’t easy on the heart.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Michal Handzus scores the winning goal in double overtime. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) overtime.

Blackhawks Beat Kings, 5-4, In Double-OT To Stay Alive

Chicago trails the series 3-2 heading back to Los Angeles for Game 6.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

Corey Crawford. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Crawford Is Being Probed For Allegedly Squirting Fan With Water

A report had alleged that Corey Crawford sprayed a fan with his water bottle.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Possible Blackhawks Comeback Starts With Faceoffs, Blocked Shots

Chicago is 6-1 this postseason when it blocks 20 or more shots, 3-6 when it doesn’t.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, back row. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Not Lacking For Confidence

Teams trailing 3-1 in best-of-seven series have come back to win just 8.7 percent of the time.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli celebrate after Carter scores a second period goal against the Blackhawks.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Have Been Their Own Worst Enemies In West Final

With Monday’s Western Conference Final Game 4 hours away, I find myself looking back on this series and asking myself what has gone wrong? Why are the Blackhawks trailing two games to one?

CBS Chicago–05/26/2014

Justin Williams of the Los Angeles Kings scores a second period goal against the Blackhawks.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Collapse In 6-2 Loss To Kings

The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 and evened the Western Conference Final at one game apiece.

05/21/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith, right. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Defense Stepping Up At Right Time

With so many skilled forwards, it’s sometimes easy to forget how good Chicago is defensively.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

The Blackhawks celebrate a goal by Duncan Keith on Sunday. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Crawford Leads Blackhawks Past Kings 3-1 in Game 1

The Chicago BLackhawks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.

05/18/2014

The Blackhawks celebrate. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Kane, Blackhawks Top Wild 2-1 In OT To Advance To Western Finals

The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Minnesota Wild 2-1 in overtime and advanced to the Western Conference Finals.

05/13/2014

Bryan Bickell celebrates a third period goal against Ilya Bryzgalov. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bickell Powers Blackhawks Past Wild 4-1 In Game 2

Bryan Bickell had a goal and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4 -1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

05/04/2014

Chicago's Andrew Shaw celebrates a goal. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Right Back Where We Started From

Jay Zawaski breaks down the storylines of a Blackhawks-Blues series tied 2-2.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2014

Patrick Kane, left, and Patrick Sharp. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Blues, 4-3 In OT

Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.

04/23/2014

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Zawaski: Why Didn’t I Live Tweet Blackhawks-Blues Game 3?

Jay Zawaski vows to never abandon his hockey fans again.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Alex Pietrangelo and T.J. Oshie of the St. Louis Blues celebrate after the Blues scored the game-tying goal against the Chicago Blackhawks. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Fall To Blues 4-3 In OT

The Chicago Blackhawks lost 4-3 to the St. Louis Blues in overtime after blowing a late third period lead.

04/19/2014

Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks passes the puck against St. Louis Blues in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 17, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Despite Game One Loss, Blackhawks Far From Finished

For Blackhawk fans, Thursday night’s 4-3 triple overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues hurt like hell.

670 The Score–04/18/2014

Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks passes the puck against St. Louis Blues in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 17, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blues Beat Blackhawks 4-3 In 3 OTs

Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

04/17/2014

Chicago Blackhawks logo on jersey. (Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Blackhawks Recall Goaltender Mac Carruth

The Blackhawks added goaltender depth with Mac Carruth.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

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