The numbers show that fighting in the NHL provides no impact on scoring.
Marian Hossa had a power-play goal and an assist on his 35th birthday, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak.
The Blackhawks’ explosive offense is no secret to those who watch them play on a regular basis. Chicago fills the net more than any team in the NHL.
Jonathan Toews and Brandon Bollig scored in the second period for Chicago, which had recorded at least one point in a season-high 10 games. It was the Blackhawks’ first home regulation loss since a 4-3 setback against Dallas on Dec. 3.
A total of 10 Blackhawks players will represent their respective countries in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Logan Couture and Joe Pavelski scored in a shootout, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night for their first victory in Chicago in three years.
Kane, while playing with Michal Handzus, the center he’s been pair with most often this season, has not recorded a single goal.
He’s shown an above average glove hand, while making a spectacular save seemingly every night. The young Finn seems to get better and more comfortable with every passing game.
Well, it’s almost Christmas, so that means local professional sports teams have begun spamming their fans with ridiculous holiday greetings.
In the NHL (and most other sports), rivalries are grown and cultivated by playoff series.
Duncan Keith scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced they had activated winger Bryan Bickell from injured reserve.
Duncan Keith and Andrew Shaw scored in a 39-second span at the start of Chicago’s five-goal second period Wednesday night, sparking the Blackhawks to a 7-2 victory over Ray Emery and the Philadelphia Flyers.
I’d be a hypocrite if I called for Incognito to be denied work in a trade that he has skill for.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored in the first period, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night.
Jonathan Toews had three goals and an assist, Corey Crawford made 14 saves in relief of an ineffective Nikolai Khabibulin and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Ottawa Senators 6-5 on Tuesday night.
Brandon Saad, Johnny Oduya and Marian Hossa scored in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks kicked off their Stanley Cup title defense with a 6-4 victory over Mikhail Grabovsky and the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
The current Blackhawks are already among the best teams Chicago has ever seen.
Let’s just hope there’s no such thing as the “Sports Illustrated” curse.
When it comes to talent, the Blackhawks don’t have to take a backseat to anyone.