8:30 PM EST, Fri February 26, 2021
3 hours ago
Practice updates: Blackhawks send Beaudin, Delia to IceHogs

Practice updates: Blackhawks send Beaudin, Delia to IceHogs

Nicolas Beaudin of the Chicago Blackhawks skates around the net with the puck against the Detroit Red Wings. | Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via The team also announced that the United Center will serve as a mass vaccine distribution venue. The Blackhawks made a number of roster moves on Friday, sending Collin Delia to the Rockford IceHogs for conditioning, also moving Nicolas Beaudin, Reese Johnson and Wyatt Kaiser to the AHL affiliate. In addition, the Blackhawks recalled Mikael Hakkarainen, Brad Morrison and goaltender Matt Tomkins from the IceHogs to the taxi squad....
12 hours ago
Morning Bag Skate: 2-26-21

Morning Bag Skate: 2-26-21

Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via A daily look at hockey news around the world. This is your daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news. BLACKHAWKS RECAPS: Blackhawks 2, Blue Jackets 0 (SCH) (The Cannon) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic) How can hockey be more inclusive? Q&A with Blackhawks community liaison Jamal Mayers (The Athletic) Kane growing as a leader while maintaining elite offensive production (Sun-Times) RECAPS: Blackhawks 6, Blue Jackets 5 (SCH) (The Cannon) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic) Blackhawks prospect Lukas Reichel’s future...
21 hours ago
A Little’s Enough: Blackhawks 2, Blue Jackets 0

A Little’s Enough: Blackhawks 2, Blue Jackets 0

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via The Blackhawks finished their recent road trip 4-1 after sweeping Columbus on Thursday night The Blackhawks closed out their five-game road trip with a 2-0 victory over the Blue Jackets on Thursday night at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. The opening frame saw Columbus limiting the Blackhawks’ chances by pinning them to the outside and effectively forcing turnovers at the point. The Hawks tallied only three shots on goal during the period. Despite these struggles, they were still able to limit the Blue Jackets’ opportunities, ending the...
23 hours ago
Blackhawks at Blue Jackets: Third period discussion

Blackhawks at Blue Jackets: Third period discussion

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Come discuss the third period of Thursday night’s Blackhawks-Blue Jackets game with us! Scroll down to the comments to discuss the third period of the Blackhawks’ Thursday’s night game against the Blue Jackets!
Feb 25, 2021
Blackhawks at Blue Jackets: Second period discussion

Blackhawks at Blue Jackets: Second period discussion

Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Come discuss the second period of Thursday night’s Blackhawks-Blue Jackets game with us! Scroll down to the comments to discuss the second period of the Blackhawks’ Thursday’s night game against the Blue Jackets!
Feb 25, 2021
Blackhawks at Blue Jackets: First period discussion

Blackhawks at Blue Jackets: First period discussion

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Come discuss the first period of Thursday night’s Blackhawks-Blue Jackets game with us! Scroll down to the comments to discuss the first period of the Blackhawks’ Thursday’s night game against the Blue Jackets! Game Preview
Feb 25, 2021
Blackhawks finish road trip against Blue Jackets

Blackhawks finish road trip against Blue Jackets

Can the Blackhawks keep up their (mediocre) momentum in Thursday’s game against the Blue Jackets? Thursday will see the second of two matchups between the Blackhawks and the Blue Jackets in Columbus after Tuesday’s high-scoring, shaky, and honestly disappointing game. The Blackhawks managed to keep one goal ahead of the Blue Jackets in Tuesday’s game at Nationwide Arena and ultimately won after a sluggish battle 6-5 with the single overtime shootout goal scored by Alex DeBrincat. Awesome overhead photo of Alex DeBrincat's shootout goal tonight, from Getty photographer...
Feb 25, 2021
SCH Podcast: Musings on Madison, Episode 41 - Where are the Blackhawks heading?

SCH Podcast: Musings on Madison, Episode 41 - Where are the Blackhawks heading?

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via This week, the guys discuss the direction the Blackhawks organization is heading and its recent play, along with a passionate debate on the usage of ranch dressing. Welcome to Episode 41 of Musings on Madison, here on the Second City Hockey podcast network, your weekly destination for a round-up of all things involving the Chicago Blackhawks. Dave, Shepard, and Mil got together to discuss the path the Blackhawks organization is heading down, whether expectations are being met and the appropriate usage of Hawks players as well, along with a...
Feb 25, 2021
Morning Bag Skate: 2-25-21

Morning Bag Skate: 2-25-21

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via A daily look at hockey news around the world. This is your daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news. BLACKHAWKS Kane growing as a leader while maintaining elite offensive production (Sun-Times) RECAPS: Blackhawks 6, Blue Jackets 5 (SCH) (The Cannon) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic) Blackhawks prospect Lukas Reichel’s future is worth getting excited about (The Athletic) Practice-happy Blackhawks used 3-day break to perfect nuances (Sun-Times) Young Guns Report: Tracking the progress of Blackhawks’ developing forwards...
Feb 24, 2021
SBN Reacts: Are Blackhawks fans confident in the coaching staff and front office?

SBN Reacts: Are Blackhawks fans confident in the coaching staff and front office?

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Plus an update on the level of fan confidence in the team. This is SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NHL. Each week, SB Nation sends out questions to the most plugged in Chicago Blackhawks fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. The success or failure of any team is dependent on a number of factors. Not only do the players need to be at the top of their game, but coaches and the front office need to put them in the best position to win. According to the most recent SB Nation Reacts survey, 75 percent of...
Feb 24, 2021
Morning Bag Skate: 2-24-21

Morning Bag Skate: 2-24-21

Photo by Kirk Irwin/ A daily look at hockey news around the world. This is your daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news. BLACKHAWKS RECAPS: Blackhawks 6, Blue Jackets 5 (SCH) (The Cannon) (Sun-Times) (Tribune) (The Athletic) Blackhawks prospect Lukas Reichel’s future is worth getting excited about (The Athletic) Practice-happy Blackhawks used 3-day break to perfect nuances (Sun-Times) Young Guns Report: Tracking the progress of Blackhawks’ developing forwards (SCH) Practice updates: Murphy returns, Carlsson and Strome out, Reverse Retro jersey schedule...
Feb 23, 2021
Looking ahead no turning back: Blackhawks 6, Blue Jackets 5

Looking ahead no turning back: Blackhawks 6, Blue Jackets 5

Nick Foligno of the Columbus Blue Jackets loses his footing while battling for control of the puck with Calvin de Haan | Photo by Kirk Irwin/ An ugly win but a win nonetheless as Kane picks up four points. It took the Blackhawks until the shootout to beat the Blue Jackets but they never trailed in a 6-5 win on Tuesday in Columbus. After giving up the first two shots against, the Blackhawks would get the next seven to start the game. That resulted in a goal by Carl Soderberg on the power play: PP Carl Soderberg scored on the power play to give Chicago the lead. ...
Feb 23, 2021
Lankinen starts as Blackhawks enter crucial February stretch before daunting March schedule

Lankinen starts as Blackhawks enter crucial February stretch before daunting March schedule

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Four games this week give the Blackhawks a chance to find their footing before the schedule gets significantly tougher. The Blackhawks will close out their 6-game, 11-day road trip through the Central Division this week with a pair of games against the Blue Jackets, starting with Tuesday’s 6 p.m. start from Nationwide Arena. It’s been a roller-coaster ride of a month for Columbus, featuring endless drama both on the ice and in the locker room. Lately, it’s been more of an in-game soap opera, with the Blue Jackets fluctuating between...
Feb 23, 2021
Morning Bag Skate: 2-23-21

Morning Bag Skate: 2-23-21

Photo by Stacy Revere/ A daily look at hockey news around the world. This is your daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news. BLACKHAWKS Young Guns Report: Tracking the progress of Blackhawks’ developing forwards (SCH) Practice updates: Murphy returns, Carlsson and Strome out, Reverse Retro jersey schedule revealed (SCH) How much longer can Patrick Kane keep doing this? (SCH) Inside the Blackhawks’ prospect development process: “It’s a mentorship” (The Athletic) Young Guns Report: Tracking the progress of Blackhawks’ developing defensemen, goalies...
Feb 22, 2021
Practice updates: Murphy returns, Carlsson and Strome out, Reverse Retro jersey schedule revealed

Practice updates: Murphy returns, Carlsson and Strome out, Reverse Retro jersey schedule revealed

Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via The Blackhawks announced lineup changes and revealed their Reverse Retro jersey schedule The Blackhawks announced Monday that defenseman Connor Murphy will return to the lineup after missing time with a hip injury. The team also announced that defenseman Lucas Carlsson has been placed on the injured reserve list with a strained groin and is expected to miss 10-14 days, while forward Dylan Strome missed Monday’s practice and is in concussion protocol. MEDICAL UPDATES: Connor Murphy has been activated from IR (right hip). Lucas Carlsson...