Zach Parise

Chicago Blackhawks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Primer, Prediction On Blackhawks-Wild Series

Minnesota has an elite first line of defense, but it’s weaker behind that.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2014

The Blackhawks celebrate after a third-period goal against the Blues on Sunday. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

Olli Maatta  of Finland celebrates his goal in the third period with Jussi Jokinen #36, Jori Lehtera and Sami Vatanen #45 against Jonathan Quick  of the United States during the Men's Ice Hockey Bronze Medal (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Finns Crush Team USA 5-0, No Medal for Americans

When it was all said and done, Teemu Selanne and the Finns destroyed the Americans 5-0, capturing their second consecutive Olympic bronze medal.

670 The Score–02/22/2014

Patrick Kane. (Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)

Kane Named to USA Olympic Hockey Team

Patrick Kane is the lone Blackhawk representative on the squad.  

670 The Score–01/01/2014

Marcus Kruger #16 of the Chicago Blackhawks is congratulated by teammates. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hossa Scores Twice As Blackhawks Eliminate Wild

Marian 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.

05/10/2013

Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a goal against the Minnesota Wild by Sharp during the first period of Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals. (Credit: Hannah Foslien, Getty)

Sharp Gets 2 Goals, Blackhawks Top Wild 3-0

The 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.

05/07/2013

The Minnesota Wild celebrate. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Wild Hand Blackhawks First Loss In Shootout

Matt 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.

01/30/2013

Dan Ellis could be an option in net for the Blackhawks. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Silverman: Blackhawks Must Put Plan B Into Action

Stan Bowman has to move on to his next phase, which should include another scorer and a goaltender.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

The scoreboard shows the temperature before the White Sox took on the Rangers Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: I Hate The Heat

This 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.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Zach Parise. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Parise Rejects Blackhawks’ Offer, Signs With Wild

Highly-touted free-agent forward Zach Parise has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Wild.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Zach Parise. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Blackhawks A Finalist To Sign Parise

The Blackhawks are among a handful of teams in the running to land highly-touted free-agent forward Zach Parise.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Petr Sykora #15 of the New Jersey Devils (3rd from left) celebrates his powerplay goal at 15:42 of the first period against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Prudential Center on March 27, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brodeur Stymies Blackhawks, Devils Win In Shootout

Travis 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.

03/27/2012

Patrick Kane

Blackhawks Ready For Struggling Devils

The Blackhawks host the NHL worst Devils Wednesday night after losing four of the past six games. With Brian Campbell back in action, the Blackhawks’ focus is to re-establish their puck-possession.

11/03/2010