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Satellite image of Lake Michigan on March 8, 2014, when ice coverage was 93.29 percent. (Credit: NOAA)

Ducks Dying From Starvation As Lake Ice Cuts Them Off From Food Source

This bitterly cold winter seems to be wearing down everyone. It’s also having a dramatic impact on the ducks who usually flourish along the shores of Lake Michigan.

03/12/2014

Jonathan Toews (Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Silverman: Blackhawks Skills Will Have To Outshine Ducks’ Brute Strength In Postseason

It’s a contrast of styles between the Blackhawks and Ducks, who are on a playoff collision course.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2014

Kris Versteeg #23 of the Chicago Blackhawks is congratulated by teammates after scoring a first period goal against the Anaheim Ducks at the United Center on January 17, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Cool Off Ducks With 4-2 Victory

Marian Hossa scored two goals, and Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell also tallied to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past Anaheim 4-2 on Friday night to end the Ducks’ eight-game winning streak and hand them only their second loss in the past 20 games.

01/17/2014

Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks passes to a teammate behind him against the Anaheim Ducks at the United Center on December 6, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Lose Third Straight In Shootout With Ducks

Nick Bonino and Kyle Palmieri scored in the shootout to help the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday night, sending the defending Stanley Cup champions to their third consecutive loss.

12/06/2013

A mother duck and her ducklings at  Second Wind Exercise Equipment. (Credit: B.J. Thomas)

Mother Duck And Her Ducklings Pay Visit To Suburban Store Worker

On June 10th, Second Wind Exercise Equipment worker B.J. Thomas discovered a mother duck outside of the store he works at on 1229 East Golf Road in Schaumburg.

06/22/2013

Viktor Stalberg #25 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Brad Staubitz #25 of the Anaheim Ducks fight for the puck in the second period at Honda Center on March 20, 2013 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Blackhawks 4-2. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Late Goal Lifts Struggling Ducks Over Blackhawks 2-1

Sheldon Souray scored the go-ahead goal with 2:08 left, Jonas Hiller made 25 saves and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Friday to end a four-game losing streak.

03/29/2013

Chicago Blackhawks logo (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Emery Makes 24 Saves, Lifts Blackhawks Over Ducks

Ray Emery stopped 24 shots, and Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa each had a goal and an assist for the Chicago Blackhawks, who beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

12/16/2011

Nearly two dozen dead geese, such as this one, have been found at McKinley Park and nearby McGuane Park on the Southwest Side between Aug. 15 and Aug. 17, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Officials: Waterfowl In Chicago Parks Died Of Avian Botulism

The waterfowl that have recently died en masse at the Park District’s McKinley Park, and elsewhere in the Chicago area, were suffering from avian botulism.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Nearly two dozen dead geese, such as this one, have been found at McKinley Park and nearby McGuane Park on the Southwest Side between Aug. 15 and Aug. 17, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

More Dead Waterfowl Prompt Warnings At McKinley Park

Dog walkers are being advised to stay away from a Southwest Side park, after even more dead geese and ducks were found there.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Ducklings

Ducklings Fall Into Sewer While Trying To Cross Lake Shore Drive

The commute home last night on Lake Shore Drive was a little rough for some ducks.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Yellow Rubber-Ducks (Photo credit should read ULI DECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Teens Charged In Duck Theft From Police Academy

Prosecutors have charged two teens in the theft of hundreds of ducks from the Yorkville Citizens Police Academy.

04/14/2011

Tomas Kopecky and Corey Crawford

Zawaski: Ready For A Headache? It’s Time For ‘Hawks Playoff Scenarios

Trying to keep up with the NHL Western Conference playoff race is a pain. After a few hours (my brain doesn’t work mathematically) I finally solved it. Here’s what has to happen for the Blackhawks to get in the playoffs.

670 The Score–04/08/2011

Jonathan Toews

Schuster: Hawks Lose A Big One

They called it the biggest game of the year going into Saturday night’s contest vs. Anaheim and the Hawks were pretty glum after dropping a 2-1 decision.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2011

Marty Turco

Late Game Collapses Burying Blackhawks

The Blackhawks have faced plenty of adversity this season. Injuries and a new roster haven’t made their title defense any easier than it would normally be.

12/31/2010