Jay Zawaski

Kimmo Timonen #44 of the Philadelphia Flyers takes to the ice following the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Wells Fargo Center on December 12, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Canadiens 2-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Breaking Down The Timonen Trade

Assuming (and hoping) Kimmo Timonen is healthy, the Hawks have acquired exactly what they needed to acquire, Jay Zawaski writes.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane lays on the ice after being cross-checked into the boards and getting injured. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Patrick Kane Injury Creates Trade Opportunity For Blackhawks

Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman has pressure on him to make a move.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Stan Bowman

Zawaski: No More Hiding It — Blackhawks Have Real Problems

Many of the troubles start in Chicago’s defensive zone.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2015

Hockey Generic

Zawaski: Rejoice! NHL.Com Finally Adds Advanced Statistics

On Friday, NHL.com re-launched its stats page with new categories and a new search method. Bravo, Jay Zawaski says.

02/20/2015

670 The Score

The Midday Show — SNL Draft Results

Who won the Midday Show’s SNL skit draft?

CBS Chicago–02/16/2015

Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa, right, celebrates a goal. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Blackhawks’ Rally Can’t Hide Poor Effort

Chicago’s effort has been poor of late, even as some players are stepping up.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Whether In Chicago Or Rockford, Teuvo Teravainen Has To Play

Teravainen isn’t in the lineup Wednesday, and it’s puzzling.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2015

Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Troubling Trends Appear On Blackhawks’ Blue Line

Chicago needs to add a piece defensively.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2015

Adam Clendening. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Keep Eye On Future In Dealing Away Adam Clendening

Chicago acquired 18-year-old Gustav Forsling, who figures to be ready in two or three years.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Kane Hits Milestone As Blackhawks Dominate

Patrick Kane scored his 200th career goal Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2015

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Blackhawks Mailbag: On Trades, Crawford & The Power Play

Jay Zawaski brings perspective to fans’ mixed feelings on Corey Crawford.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2015

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Crawford Steals A Win For Hawks

Corey Crawford had 42 saves in a 4-2 win at Minnesota on Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Hawks Should Flank Teravainen With By-The-Book Players

How to best use the young Teuvo Teravinen is a puzzle for Chicago to solve.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Teuvo Time is Here (Again)

At long last, the Blackhawks have recalled their top prospect, and he is expected to play Sunday when the Dallas Stars visit the United Center.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2015

Jonathan Toews.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Bears Fans, Welcome To Hockey Season

The Blackhawks are in line for a Stanley Cup run, like usual.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2014

Blackhawks goalie Antti Raanta. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: On Goalies, Mumps & Morin

Chicago’s net-minders have been superb, even in Corey Crawford’s absence.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 15

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2014

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Hawks Win But Could Lose Toews

Plus, the Blackhawks are upset with the circumstances of Corey Crawford’s injury.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2014

Jonathan Toews scores on Keith Kinkaid of the New Jersey Devils.  (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Hawks Win Snoozefest In New Jersey

In typical Devils fashion, the game was anything but exciting.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Jonathan Toews faces off against Nick Spaling of the Nashville Predators. (Credit: Frederick Breedon, Getty)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Hawks Sweep Weekend, Take Over 1st Place In Central

Saturday night, the Hawks wrapped up a 3-1 victory in Nashville and took over sole possession of first place in the Western Conference Central.

12/07/2014

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