Johnny Oduya

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Red Wings Beat Blackhawks, 4-1

Detroit’s Jimmy Howard made 25 saves.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

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

Blackhawks’ Oduya ‘Fine,’ Sharp Still 3-4 Weeks Away

Also, Daniel Carcillo is expected to return Sunday against Dallas.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2014

Blackhawks winger Jeremy Morin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: Morin’s Getting Tough

Jay Zawaski shares five thoughts from the Blackhawks’ win Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Kyle Cumiskey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Blackhawks Place Kyle Cumiskey On Waivers

This would seemingly open up room for Michal Rozsival to return.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Oduya Tunes Out Trade Rumors

“I can only focus on what I’m doing,” Johnny Oduya says.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2014

Nick Leddy

Zawaski: Blackhawks Still Need To Make Move To Get Under Salary Cap

The Blackhawks open training camp Friday at Notre Dame.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Jonathan Toews, left, and Patrick Kane. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Now The Hard Work Begins For Bowman

There are salary cap ramifications after Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane signed big contracts.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

Brad Richards. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Find 2nd-Line Center In Richards

Brad Richards isn’t the fastest skater, but he’s a creator and quality passer.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Assessing The Blackhawks’ Most NHL-Ready Prospects

As veterans price themselves out of the pictures, some youngsters will have to step up for the Hawks.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski Blackhawks Mailbag: Evaluating Bowman, Trade Possibilities, Youngsters

How would you rate Chicago general manager Stan Bowman’s performance last season?

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks GM Bowman: Wholesale Changes Not Needed

Stan Bowman also made it clear that inking Kane and Toews to long-term deals is “the highest priority.”

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

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

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

Hoge: Hjalmarsson Cleared To Talk 2 Weeks After Taking Puck Off Throat

Niklas Hjalmarsson leads all players in the playoffs with 42 blocked shots.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2014

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

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

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

Jonathan Toews skates off the ice after being checked into the corner by Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Toews Hurt As Penguins Beat Blackhawks 4-1

Sidney Crosby had two goals in the final five minutes, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the injury-riddled Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.

03/30/2014

Jonathan Toews  celebrates after scoring a first-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Random Thoughts From Canada’s Gold Medal Victory

Canada was impressive from start to finish, dispatching Team Sweden 3-0.

670 The Score–02/23/2014

Goalkeeper Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks defends the net against Ryan Getzlaf #15 Anaheim Ducks as Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Blackhawks looks on at Honda Center on February 5, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Blank Ducks 2-0 In Meeting Of NHL’s Best

Chicago and Anaheim had the NHL’s two best records and a combined 15 Olympians on the ice at Honda Center. Before all that world-class talent heads to Sochi this weekend, the Blackhawks demonstrated why they’re still the team to beat when the NHL gets back to work in three short weeks.

02/06/2014

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