10:11 PM EDT, Wed August 12, 2020
Chicago Tribune 3 hours ago

Can the former Golden Knights on the Blackhawks roster give them an edge? Either way, expect this to continue to be a bruising series.

Both the Chicago Blackhawks and Vegas Golden Knights fourth lines could play significant roles for different reasons.
Blackhawk Up 4 hours ago

Lehner Betters Crawford in Reunion With Chicago Blackhawks

The minute the world knew who the Chicago Blackhawks were facing in the First Round, a storyline immediately emerged around the goaltending match-up. After signing Robin Lehner in the 2019 offseason, the Chicago Blackhawks seemed to be positioning themselves for greater support and success in their crease. It was a welcomed addition for fans and […] Lehner Betters Crawford in Reunion With Chicago Blackhawks - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blackhawk Up 5 hours ago

The Blackhawks should bench under-performing Alex Nylander

After the first game of the series against the Golden Knights, you might think, “well, it’s only one game. The Blackhawks will get one back.” That might be true, but some players have been noticeably absent since the first game of the series against Edmonton. The Chicago Blackhawks might need to make some changes, and the first […] The Blackhawks should bench under-performing Alex Nylander - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey 5 hours ago
Reasons to be optimistic about Blackhawks after Game 1 loss to Golden Knights

Reasons to be optimistic about Blackhawks after Game 1 loss to Golden Knights

David Kampf of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates a goal against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game One of the Western Conference first round | Photo by Jeff Vinnick/ Even in the darkest night there are glimmers of hope, or something like that. The Blackhawks got beat by the Golden Knights on Tuesday in Game 1. That’s just how it is. A 4-1 loss and 42.86 percent Corsi For, 34.88 percent shot share and 44.14 percent expected goal share at five-on-five can only look a certain way. But there are some glimmers of hope. This is the playoffs, and “anything can happen” as we so often hear...
Blackhawk Up 6 hours ago

Chicago Blackhawks: The Reason for hope after Game 1 against Vegas

No one is going to disagree with the fact that game one was bad for the Chicago Blackhawks against the Vegas Golden Knights. The Blackhawks just did not show up to play, and it was frustrating. Even though we were scoreless after the first period it did not feel like we were in a close […] Chicago Blackhawks: The Reason for hope after Game 1 against Vegas - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blackhawk Up 12 hours ago

Blackhawks’ fans don’t need to panic after Game 1 loss, just yet

Fans of the Chicago Blackhawks shouldn’t panic after a Game 1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. There’s still a long series in front of them. There isn’t a need for us fans to panic yet after the Chicago Blackhawks lost Game 1 4-1, last night. The Blackhawks have been in this position just last […] Blackhawks’ fans don’t need to panic after Game 1 loss, just yet - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blackhawk Up 13 hours ago

Blackhawks: 3 Takeaways from Game 1 loss against Vegas

Coming into this game there was some chatter around the goalie duel: Corey Crawford vs. Robin Lehner. As compelling a story as this is, the possibility of the Chicago Blackhawks playing against Lehner, a player that they controversially traded, was known in advance. Now that the game is over, fans are going to hotly debate whether or […] Blackhawks: 3 Takeaways from Game 1 loss against Vegas - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey 14 hours ago
Morning Bag Skate: 8-12-20

Morning Bag Skate: 8-12-20

Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports A daily look at hockey news around the world. A daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news. BLACKHAWKS-GOLDEN KNIGHTS RECAP: Blackhawks can’t fend off Golden Knights late in 4-1 loss in Game 1 (SCH) Why Blackhawks have bought in with Colliton (The Athletic) Blackhawks vs. Golden Knights series: Preview, analysis, recaps and more (SCH) CENTRAL DIVISION RECAP: Dube, Flames edge Stars in Game 1 (Defending Big D) Arizona’s Soderberg faces a familiar foe in a familiar role (The Athletic) ‘There definitely have to be changes’: GM Guerin braces for...
Blackhawk Up 20 hours ago

Chicago Blackhawks vs Vegas Golden Knights: Game 1 Recap

After defeating the Edmonton Oilers in the qualifying round, the Chicago Blackhawks earned a spot to take on the Vegas Golden Knights in a best-of-seven series. The matchup itself is a bit shocking as some people felt that the Chicago Blackhawks had business participating in the postseason at all, but after defeating the Oilers, no […] Chicago Blackhawks vs Vegas Golden Knights: Game 1 Recap - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Second City Hockey 20 hours ago
Blackhawks can’t fend off Golden Knights late in 4-1 loss in Game 1

Blackhawks can’t fend off Golden Knights late in 4-1 loss in Game 1

Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports A close game for 40 minutes was lopsided by the end as Reilly Smith scored two goals in the third period. The Blackhawks hung on for about 43 minutes before the Golden Knights pulled away late for a 4-1 victory for a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference first round series Tuesday night at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Chicago’s first playoff game in three years started tied 0-0 first period before Vegas broke the deadlock with two goals in a 2:17 span of the second period. Shea Theodore’s tally was first, scoring his goal on a wrist shot that went through a...
Blackhawk Up 20 hours ago

Blackhawks: Patrick Kane struggles again in Game 1 loss

With the Chicago Blackhawks being down 1-0 in the series against the Golden Knights, they’re going to need Patrick Kane to get in a groove again. Not to discount Patrick Kane‘s work this season, but he’s been unusually quiet so far this post-season. He had a great season this year, hitting 1,000-points, running many point-streaks, […] Blackhawks: Patrick Kane struggles again in Game 1 loss - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Tribune 20 hours ago
Game 1: Golden Knights 4, Blackhawks 1

Game 1: Golden Knights 4, Blackhawks 1

Photos from Game 1 of the Blackhawks-Golden Knights playoff series on Aug. 11, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta.
Chicago Tribune 21 hours ago

Blackhawks drop Game 1 against the Golden Knights, 4-1

The Chicago Blackhawks fell behind in their best-of-seven playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights with a 4-1 loss Tuesday in Edmonton, Alberta. David Kampf had the only goal for the Hawks.
Second City Hockey 21 hours ago
Blackhawks vs. Golden Knights, Game 1: Third period game thread

Blackhawks vs. Golden Knights, Game 1: Third period game thread

Photo by Ethan Miller/ The third period game thread for Game 1 of Chicago against Vegas. The third period game thread for Game 1 in the Western Conference quarterfinals series between the Blackhawks and the Golden Knights on Tuesday at Rogers Place in Edmonton, the West’s hub city.
Second City Hockey 22 hours ago
Blackhawks vs. Golden Knights, Game 1: Second period game thread

Blackhawks vs. Golden Knights, Game 1: Second period game thread

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports The second period game thread for Game 1 of Chicago against Vegas. The second period game thread for Game 1 in the Western Conference quarterfinals series between the Blackhawks and the Golden Knights on Tuesday at Rogers Place in Edmonton, the West’s hub city.

Blackhawks Player News

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    David Kampf

    Reasons to be optimistic about Blackhawks after Game 1 loss to Golden Knights

  • 1 Corey Crawford

    Corey Crawford

    Blackhawks: 3 Takeaways from Game 1 loss against Vegas

  • 1 Patrick Kane

    Patrick Kane

    Blackhawks: Patrick Kane struggles again in Game 1 loss

  • 1 Brandon Saad

    Brandon Saad

    Saad hounds Theodore to cause turnover & Blackhawks score short-handed

  • 1 Malcolm Subban

    Malcolm Subban

    Vegas Golden Knights dominate Blackhawks to take Game 1

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