Brendan Shanahan. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Shanahan’s Reactionary Chaos Takes Its Toll

NHL punishment czar Brendan Shanahan caught so much flack for his soft, inexplicable non-suspension of Shea Weber, that I was worried he would overcompensate and hammer Andrew Shaw far worse than deserved.

670 The Score–04/18/2012

Goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks makes a pad save on the shot as Martin Hanzal #11 of the Phoenix Coyotes looks for a rebound in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Arena on April 12, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Toews Back, But Blackhawks Lose Game 1 To Coyotes

Martin Hanzal scored 9:29 into overtime and the Phoenix Coyotes opened the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.


Goaltender Ray Emery #30 of the Chicago Blackhawks makes a save on the shot as Kyle Chipchura #24 of the Phoenix Coyotes looks on during the first period of the NHL game at Arena on February 11, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Coyotes Top Blackhawks 3-0 In Chicago’s Eighth Straight Loss

The Blackhawks lost their eighth straight overall — their longest skid since the 2007-08 season — and 10th in a row on the road. Chicago’s last win came with a 3-1 victory over Florida on Jan. 20.



Small Dogs Mauled By Coyotes In New Lenox

A couple from New Lenox are lucky to have their dogs, after the animals were attacked by coyotes.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012


Animal Control Looking For Coyotes That Surrounded Woman, Dogs

Chicago Animal Care and Control is trying to track down three coyotes that surrounded a woman and her two dogs in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011


Pack Of Coyotes Surrounds Woman, Dogs In Lincoln Park

A Lincoln Park neighborhood woman says she is fearful for people walking their dogs on the North Side after a very close encounter with a pack of coyotes Tuesday morning.

WBBM Newsradio–12/06/2011

Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks checks Taylor Pyatt #14 of the Phoenix Coyotes at the United Center on December 5, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Coyotes Beat Blackhawks 4-3 In SO

Radim Vrbata and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored in the shootout, and Mike Smith stopped Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa in the tiebreaker to lead the Phoenix Coyotes to a wild 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night.



Aurora Officials Warn Of String Of Coyote Sightings

Following a string of recent sightings in residential neighborhoods in Aurora, animal control experts say if you see a coyote, don’t run.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

"Ellie" the coyote

Over 1,000 Coyotes Flourish In Chicago City Limits

The director of the Lincoln Park Zoo estimates there are now over 1,000 coyotes living in Chicago.


Patrick Sharp

Sharp Could Return By Next Red Wings Game

The Chicago Blackhawks have been without forward Patrick Sharp since he suffered a lower body injury during the March 20 game against the Phoenix Coyotes.

670 The Score–03/30/2011


Coyotes Spotted Again In Budlong Woods

Residents of the Budlong Woods neighborhood are being warned about coyotes in the area.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

Chicago Blackhawks

Blackhawks Get Much Needed Regulation Win

With 6:34 left to play in the third period of Sunday night’s game, defenseman Chis Campoli gave the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 lead with with his first goal since coming over in a trade.



Coyotes Howl In Budlong Woods Neighborhood

Urban coyotes are on the prowl on now in the North Side’s Budlong Woods neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

Canada Goose

Coyote Decoys Deter Geese In DuPage County

DuPage County is gaining the upper hand in the battle to control the population of Canada geese with some clever decoys.

WBBM Newsradio–01/05/2011

Niklas Hjalmarsson

Blackhawks And Coyotes Square Off In ‘The Madhouse’

Dominant play at home was the key to last year’s success. Poor play at home has been the biggest obstacle the Blackhawks have had to face this year.


Lee Stempniak

Chicago Investor, Glendale Agree On Lease For Coyotes

PHOENIX — The city of Glendale says it has reached an agreement in principle with a group headed by Chicago investor Matthew Hulsizer on a new lease for the Phoenix Coyotes. The agreement, announced on […]