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Nick Schmaltz of USA looks dejected after losing the men's bronze medal match between Canada and USA in the Ice Hockey at the Tyrolean Ice Arena during the Winter Youth Olympic Game on January 21, 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks’ First-Round Draft Pick Gets Mixed Reviews In Scouting Reports

The smoke was still clearing Friday evening after the Blackhawks jumped ahead in the NHL draft to pick center Nick Schmaltz.

670 The Score–06/27/2014

Duncan Keith, left, and Patrick Sharp. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Have 4th-Best Odds To Win Stanley Cup

The Bruins are the odds-on favorite to win the Cup.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2014

Joe Thornton  of the San Jose Sharks scores the winning goal against goalkeeper Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks during an overtime shoot-out.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sharks Beat Blackhawks 2-1 In Shootout

After struggling to score any goals for four games, the San Jose Sharks had plenty of moves left for a shootout.

02/02/2014

Partick Sharp #10, Jonathan Toews #19, Marian Hossa #81, Brent Seabrook #7 and Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Toews second period goal against the Edmonton Oilers at the United Center on January 12, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Demanding Pre-Olympic Road Trip Will Test Blackhawks

They face nine games prior to the Olympic break, and eight of them are on the road — including games at Detroit, Minnesota, Vancouver, San Jose, Los Angeles, and Anaheim.

670 The Score–01/22/2014

Chicago Blackhawks logo on jersey. (Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Sharks Beat Blackhawks 3-2 In Shootout

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.

01/05/2014

Aaron Volpatti and Daniel Carcillo drop the gloves. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Is the Blackhawks-Canucks Rivalry Losing Steam?

In the NHL (and most other sports), rivalries are grown and cultivated by playoff series.

670 The Score–12/20/2013

The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a goal.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Pound Sharks 5-1

Patrick Sharp scored two goals, including one on a third-period penalty shot, and Kris Versteeg had a goal and an assist to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.

11/17/2013

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Kings Will Host Sharks For Game 7 Showdown After 2-1 Loss

Joe Thornton got San Jose off to a fast start with a power-play goal in the first period and TJ Galiardi added a goal in the second to help the Sharks force a decisive seventh game.

05/28/2013

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kings In LA For Pivotal Game 5 Against Sharks

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick sometimes seems to be the only obstacle between San Jose and the Western Conference finals while the Sharks dominate much of their 2-2 series with the defending Stanley Cup champions.

05/23/2013

Raffi Torres.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sharks’ Torres Suspended For Rest Of Kings Series

Sharks forward Raffi Torres was suspended for the rest of San Jose’s second-round playoff series against Los Angeles on Thursday for an illegal check to the head of Kings forward Jarret Stoll during the opener.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2013

Marian Hossa

Report: Hossa Does Not Have A Concussion, Could Play Friday

Marian Hossa’s father told a Slovakian newspaper that his son suffered a concussion Tuesday, but has not been ruled out for Friday’s game against the Sharks.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013

Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates after he scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the second period at HP Pavilion on February 5, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kane Scores Twice, Blackhawks Beat Sharks 5-3

Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal for Chicago on what would have been a San Jose power play and then added an empty-netter to seal the Blackhawks’ 5-3 victory Tuesday night in a matchup of the NHL’s top two teams.

02/06/2013

Corey Crawford. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Crawford Named NHL’s 2nd Star Of The Week

After posting a 5-0 record and a 1.78 goals-against average to start the season, Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford earned NHL Second-Star Of The Week honors Monday.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2013

Steve Montador. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Place Montador On IR, Recall Olsen

The Blackhawks placed defenseman Steve Montador on injured reserve Friday and recalled Dylan Olsen from Rockford.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kuc: A ‘Complete Breakdown’ For The Blackhawks

The Blackhawks are currently riding a six-game losing streak as it looks to rebound Friday night against San Jose.

670 The Score–02/10/2012

Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks makes a save during their game against the Chicago Blackhawks at HP Pavilion at San Jose on November 23, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sharks’ Niemi Shuts Out Blackhawks, 1-0

Antti Niemi made 34 saves against his former team for his first shutout of the season and Jason Demers broke a scoreless tie late in the second period with his first goal to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.

11/24/2011

Chicago Blackhawks Viktor Stahlberg celebrates after scoring in the first period against the San Jose Sharks of an NHL hockey game on Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Hawks Smoke Sharks, Move Up In Standings

Marian Hossa scored two power-play goals less than 3 minutes apart to ignite a five-goal outburst in the second period, and the Blackhawks rolled over the San Jose Sharks.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Ryane Clowe; John Scott

Blackhawks Bitten Again By Sharks

For each goal scored, the opposing team scored another. The Blackhawks scored twice in the second period within the final 23 seconds to keep the game tied, but were unable to break through San Jose’s defenses during the third period. After facing each other three times this season, the Blackhawks have lost each time.

12/30/2010

Jonathan Toews

Hawks Bitten By Sharks In OT

The Blackhawks faced their former goalie Antti Niemi Saturday night in San Jose. Both teams only scored in the first period before going into overtime.

12/12/2010

Jonathan Toews

Niemi Faces Old Team, But On Bench?

The Blackhawks head to San Jose to take on the Sharks and with Anti Niemi struggling this season, he may not be in front of the net. The Blackhawks are looking for a third straight victory, despite losing the last time they faced the Sharks.

12/11/2010

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