7:40 PM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014
Backes' status for Game 4 remains unclear

Backes' status for Game 4 remains unclear

St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock played it coy regarding the status of captain David Backes for Game 4 against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night at the United Center.
Blackhawks Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports 5 hours ago

Blackhawks trying to stay even keel for Game 4

The Blackhawks can't seize control of their series with the Blues by winning Game 4, but they can cede significant ground by losing Wednesday night at the United Center.
Chicago Blackhawks Blog | ESPN Chicago 5 hours ago

W2W4: Blackhawks vs. Blues (Game 4)

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues face off for Game 4 of their Western Conference first-round series at the United Center on Wednesday. The Blues lead the series 2-1. Here's what to watch for: • Blues forward David Backes is questionable for...
Second City Hockey 9 hours ago

Blackhawks vs Blues, Game 4 : Complete Coverage

The Blackhawks look to defend their home ice and catch the Blues at two games apiece. Chicago Blackhawks (1-2) vs St Louis Blues (2-1) Blues lead series 2-1 8:30 PM CDT (why?), United Center - Chicago, IL TV : CSN Chicago (NBCSN) Radio : 88.7 FM Enemy Territory : St. Louis Game Time 56 : The...

More Blackhawks Rumors & News

Chris Kuc / Chicago Tribune 4 hours ago

Backes' status for Game 4 remains unclear

St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock played it coy regarding the status of captain David Backes for Game 4 against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night at the United Center.

A little pain worth the win for Hjalmarsson

CHICAGO -- The fear of a potential goal is far greater than the fear of physical pain for Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson whenever he sees a puck bolting toward his team's net. Hjalmarsson learned that about himself early in his hockey career. Losing always hurt him more than anything else. He can get over the pain. Giving up a goal isn't so easy. It's why he's never been one to hesitate aligning his body with a rapid-moving puck.

Blackhawks know anemic power play problematic

Their 1 of 14 success rate has been momentum killer all series against BluesIf there was one nitpick about the Blackhawks as they marched toward the Stanley Cup last season, it was that their power play was little more than a rumor.
Chris Hine / Chicago Tribune 23 hours ago

Blackhawks know anemic power play problematic

Their 1 of 14 success rate has been momentum killer all series against BluesIf there was one nitpick about the Blackhawks as they marched toward the Stanley Cup last season, it was that their power play was little more than a rumor.
Northwest Herald Apr 22, 2014

Musick: Ageless 'Zeus' reigns over playoffs

CHICAGO – Let’s go back in time.

Q turns to old reliable: Kane & Toews

CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville would prefer to keep Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews apart. Toews on one line and Kane on another makes the Blackhawks more dangerous across the board in Quenneville's opinion. But when the Blackhawks are desperate for goals and playing in such a series where scoring can be difficult, such as playing the St. Louis Blues in their first-round series, Quenneville isn't reluctant to go Voltron on his opponents and unite Kane and Toews.

Blackhawks' Toews, Kane together again

Desperate times call for desperate measures and when it comes to the Chicago Blackhawks, that means coach Joel Quenneville reunites Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane on the top line.
Chris Kuc / Chicago Tribune Apr 22, 2014

Blackhawks' Toews, Kane together again

Desperate times call for desperate measures and when it comes to the Chicago Blackhawks, that means coach Joel Quenneville reunites Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane on the top line.

By the numbers: Hawks-Blues Game 3

CHICAGO -- Here's a look, by the numbers, at the Chicago Blackhawks' 2-0 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their first-round series: • Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford stopped all 34 shots he faced, including 26 at even strength. His even-strength save percentage rose to .920 and overall save percentage to .932. • The Blackhawks went 0-for-4 on the power play. They're 1-for-14 for the series. They have 12 shots on goal from their power plays.
Home Ice | SI.com Apr 22, 2014

2014 NHL Playoffs: Led by Corey Crawford, Chicago Blackhawks return to basics

By Brian Hamilton CHICAGO – A goaltender’s mind can be a delicate and peculiar thing, so it is with great care that Joel Quenneville typically stays out of it. The Chicago Blackhawks coach may have two Stanley Cups to his credit, but others on his staff are better equipped and better trained to maneuver through that […]

Blackhawks finally finish off Blues

CHICAGO -- Whether or not the Chicago Blackhawks admit to letting their minds wander to Games 1 and 2 of their first-round series with the St. Louis Blues in the final minutes of Monday's Game 3, everyone else watching the game was likely doing just that. It wasn’t difficult to connect the dots between the three games. The Blackhawks had taken a one-goal lead into the final two minutes against the Blues in the first two series games, and those contests ended terribly for the Blackhawks.
Northwest Herald Apr 22, 2014

Blackhawks blank Blues in Game 3

CHICAGO – Corey Crawford was there every time. Slap shots, wristers, backhands and tips, he stopped each one of them.

Haugh: Crawford's shutout the response Blackhawks needed

Goalie steps up after losing late leads in first two games of seriesWhen Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville met privately Sunday with goalie Corey Crawford in an unusual move for Coach Q, they came to a quick consensus.
Chicago Tribune Apr 22, 2014

Haugh: Crawford's shutout the response Blackhawks needed

Goalie steps up after losing late leads in first two games of seriesWhen Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville met privately Sunday with goalie Corey Crawford in an unusual move for Coach Q, they came to a quick consensus.

Blackhawks Player News

Blackhawks Photos