Zawaski: Primer, Prediction On Blackhawks-Wild SeriesMinnesota has an elite first line of defense, but it's weaker behind that.
Zawaski: Do Blackhawks Want Wild Or Avalanche?In the regular season, Chicago won the statistical battle but not the majority of games against each club.
Zawaski: Finns Crush Team USA 5-0, No Medal for AmericansWhen it was all said and done, Teemu Selanne and the Finns destroyed the Americans 5-0, capturing their second consecutive Olympic bronze medal.
Kane Named to USA Olympic Hockey TeamPatrick Kane is the lone Blackhawk representative on the squad.
Hossa Scores Twice As Blackhawks Eliminate WildMarian Hossa and the Chicago Blackhawks were well aware they'd been playoff underachievers since they captured the Stanley Cup in 2010. Now, they're eyeing another championship. And they just took an important step toward it.
Sharp Gets 2 Goals, Blackhawks Top Wild 3-0The Chicago Blackhawks were beaten the last game in the corners, along the boards and by an overtime goal for the Minnesota Wild. By hurling their bodies in front of puck after puck, the Blackhawks stopped the Wild's momentum right where it started.
Wild Hand Blackhawks First Loss In ShootoutMatt Cullen scored 90 seconds into the game and again in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, handing the Blackhawks their first loss in seven games this season.
Silverman: Blackhawks Must Put Plan B Into ActionStan Bowman has to move on to his next phase, which should include another scorer and a goaltender.
Bernstein: I Hate The HeatThis hellacious, Saharan furnace attacking Chicago has roasted any attempt to crystallize a compelling thought about sports, turning them into some kind of burned, twisted, pointless gristle.
Parise Rejects Blackhawks' Offer, Signs With Wild Highly-touted free-agent forward Zach Parise has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Wild.
Blackhawks A Finalist To Sign PariseThe Blackhawks are among a handful of teams in the running to land highly-touted free-agent forward Zach Parise.
Brodeur Stymies Blackhawks, Devils Win In ShootoutTravis Zajac and Patrik Elias scored in a shootout and Martin Brodeur made 37 saves and stopped four of five shooters to give the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.