The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with goaltender Corey Crawford on a six-year contract extension, through the end of the 2019-20 season.
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.
Crawford is going to get his money and he is going to deserve what he gets.
After helping develop two Stanley Cup-winning goalies with the Blackhawks, goaltending coach Stephane Waite is moving on to the Montreal Canadiens.
Championship get-togethers are a shared delusion.
Corey Crawford does not have to hide his head in shame any more.
Brent Seabrook’s goal 9:51 into overtime lifted the Chicago Blackhawks to a wild 6-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night and tied the Stanley Cup finals through four games.
The Chicago Blackhawks were at the top of their game in the first period of Game of the Stanley Cup Finals.
But Crawford did something that all top-level goaltenders have to do. He put the last shot behind him and he moved on to the next one.
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.
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.
Yes, through two games of the Western Conference Finals, the better goaltender is the one in the red sweater.
Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa scored in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Saturday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Brent Seabrook sent a wrist shot past goalie Jimmy Howard’s glove 3:35 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series on Wednesday night.
With their season on the line, the Blackhawks nearly coughed up their Stanley Cup chances with a dreadful second period.
Just as the Blackhawks did in Game 1, Detroit took control in the second period and put the game away in the third. Now, the Red Wings have a chance to take the lead when this series between Original Six rivals shifts to Detroit for Game 3 on Monday.
Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, Corey Crawford made 20 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 in the opener of their second-round playoff series Wednesday night.
Midway through the first period of the Blackhawks’ series clinching win Thursday night, a chant not often heard at the United Center broke out.
Marian Hossa and the Chicago Blackhawks were well aware they’d been playoff underachievers since they captured the Stanley Cup in 2010. Now, they’re eyeing another championship. And they just took an important step toward it.
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.