Stan Mikita

(credit: Rob Funderburk)

Best New Chicago Books

The Chicago area has a wealth of writerly and publishing talent producing a steady stream of new volumes. If you haven’t yet burned through those Barnes & Noble and Amazon gift cards from the holidays, consider directing your book browsing to the city’s literary scene and some of the latest Chicago-related offerings from the publishing world. Here is a selection of eight current releases to consider adding to the “local” section of your personal library.

01/03/2012

Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita

Schuster: Hull & Mikita In Bronze Forever

Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita met over 50 years ago and have remained close all these years. And with the unveiling of their statues Saturday night they will remain side by side for eternity…in bronze

CBS Chicago–10/22/2011

Stan Mikita

Listen: Stan Mikita On Mully And Hanley

Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita joined The Mully and Hanley Show in studio Thursday to promote his new book “Forever A Blackhawk”, which was co-written by Bob Verdi.

670 The Score–10/06/2011

Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita

Hull And Mikita Among Former ‘Hawks Scheduled To Be At Convention

In only its fourth year of existence, the Chicago Blackhawks Convention has turned into a hot ticket. On Tuesday, the organization announced the scheduled appearances by current and former players to the sold out event this weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Arthur J. Boylan

NFL Mediator Enjoys A Challenge In Court, On Ice

U.S. Magistrate Judge Arthur J. Boylan was introduced to curling a few years ago, and can be found at one of two curling clubs in St. Paul three nights a week.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Trevor Gretzky

Gretzky: Son Being Drafted By Cubs May Have Been ‘Meant To Be’

Wayne Gretzky is greatest hockey player ever to play the game. On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs made his son Trevor one of the newest members of the organization by drafting him in the seventh round. And something about him coming to Chicago just makes sense.

670 The Score–06/08/2011

Stan Mikita

Stan Mikita Diagnosed With Oral Cancer, Prognosis Is ‘Excellent’

Chicago Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita has been diagnosed with stage 1 oral cancer, the team confirmed on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

Jonathan Toews

Dorfman: Chicago Is Lucky To Have Jonathan Toews

There is a special athlete at United Center. He has lifted his team around him and seemingly single handedly led them through a rough period and has them in position for an exciting final few weeks of the season.

03/25/2011

Duncan Keith

Blackhawks Shut Out Islanders

Before the Blackhawks and Islanders took the ice Sunday night, the ’61 Blackhawks team was honored. The night couldn’t have been more special than Chicago scoring five times and keeping the Islanders scoreless.

01/09/2011

Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita

Statues For Blackhawks Hall Of Famers Hull And Mikita Announced

Sunday evening, the Blackhawks announced plans to unveil statues for Ambassadors and Hockey Hall-of-Famers Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita. Rotblatt/Amrany Fine Art Studio will sculpt the life-sized bronze statues and they will be located outside of the United Center.

01/09/2011

Stan Mikita

Mikita: Just Like In ’61, ’11 Blackhawks Can Come Back

A sense a panic has come across Blackhawks’ fans this season. Into the second half of the season, their team is outside of the playoffs looking in. But if Blackhawks history can be repeated, then not all is lost.

670 The Score–01/06/2011

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