Rocky Wirtz

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Appreciate These Times, Hawks Fans

The Blackhawks are treating their star players with the utmost respect, and it’s been reciprocated.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

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

Kane, Toews Sign 8-Year Extensions With Blackhawks

The deals will keep the two stars in Chicago through 2022-’23.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Considering Building $30M Practice Facility On Near West Side

The proposed site would sit just northeast of the United Center.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2014

Rocky Wirtz, left, with President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Who Are Chicago’s Most Powerful Sports Figures?

Wins often equate to power in sports, but that’s not all.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Awarding Hawk Harrelson & Hiring Susannah Collins

In order to last 29 years in the booth like Hawk has, you have to be doing something right.

670 The Score–10/04/2013

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and Bruins captain Zdeno Chara shake hands after the Blachawks defeated the Bruins to win the 2013 Stanley Cup. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Thank Boston For Hospitality

Before the Blackhawks celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with fans on Friday, they’re thanking Bruins fans and the city of Boston for their generosity during the playoffs.

06/28/2013

Blackhawks fans celebrate the team's Stanley Cup Final victory in 2010.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Fans More Unified, This Time Around

If there is any grumbling still going on, I can’t hear it.

670 The Score–06/12/2013

Bobby Hull

Bernstein: Blackhawks Now Must Fire Bobby Hull

By Dan Bernstein CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) — The Blackhawks’ moral standards are now on paper, and they are public knowledge. In a letter to the Vice President/General Manager of Comcast Sports Net Chicago, team […]

670 The Score–05/05/2013

Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz (CBS)

Report: Wirtz Letter Expressed Concern Over Collins’ Videos

According to a report in the Chicago Tribune, Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz sent a letter Wednesday expressing concern over the appearance of Comcast Sports Net reporter Susannah Collins in a series of Sports Nutz videos.

05/04/2013

Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz (CBS)

Your Chicago: Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz

The man leading the front office of the Blackhawks is looking forward to the shortened hockey season, after the long lockout. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

01/19/2013

Blackhawks fans fill the streets of Chicago after the team won the Stanley Cup in 2010. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Take Out Full-Page Tribune Ad Thanking Fans

In an effort to endear themselves to a calloused fan base, the Blackhawks took out a full-page ad in the Chicago Tribune, thanking fans for their “patience and loyalty” during the lockout.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman presents Jonathan Toews with the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Man Accuses Blackhawks, Cubs Of ‘Stealing His Idea To Win Championships’

An Illinois man was arrested this week for sending threatening emails to the president and owner of the Chicago Blackhawks and the former general manager of the Chicago Cubs, claiming they “stole his idea to win championships.”

670 The Score–04/19/2012

Derrick Rose (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wirtz, Rose Ranked In Top 10 Of Most Powerful Chicagoans

Two Chicago sports figures cracked the top 10 — Chairman of the Blackhawks, Rocky Wirtz at No. 5, and Bulls point guard Derrick Rose at No. 7.

670 The Score–02/14/2012

Illinois State Capitol

State Supreme Court Upholds Capital Construction Program

The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld legislation that created a $31 billion statewide infrastructure construction plan.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

John McDonough

Blackhawks Promote McDonough To President And CEO

The Chicago Blackhawks have announced that their adding the title of Chief Executive Officer to current Team President John McDonough.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

Troy Brouwer

Rocky: ‘It’s Going To Be A Dogfight To The Last Game’

The Chicago Blackhawks currently sit in 7th place in the Western Conference, just one point out of fourth. Things could be much worse for the Blackhawks if they hadn’t just secured 18 points in their last 11 games.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Chicago Blackhawks

Bernstein: Hawks’ Magic Long Gone

A little over a year ago, I was standing in a United Center suite, talking to a top Blackhawks official as we surveyed the scene in front of us.

670 The Score–02/08/2011

Jonathan Toews

According To Forbes, Blackhawks 7th Most Valuable NHL Franchise

Back in 1954, the Wirtz family purchased the Blackhawks for $1 million. Today the team is worth much more than that, and is the seventh most valuable franchise in the NHL.

12/02/2010

Bobby Hull

Hull Knows The Importance Of Long Lasting Success

He is remembered as the greatest Blackhawks player of all time. And the recent success of the the team has only brought more attention to Bobby Hull from new and old Blackhawks fans. Although Hull […]

670 The Score–10/13/2010

Jonathan Toews

Wirtz: ‘It’s Showtime And We Gotta Put Up’

Last season will live in the hearts and minds of Blackhawks fans forever. The team broke a 49 year Stanley Cup drought and rejuvenated a long suffering fan base. No one knows this more than […]

670 The Score–10/08/2010

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