Crawford lead Blackhawks to 1st win, 3-1 over Oilers
CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford and the Chicago Blackhawks stayed focused and tightened their play against a tough opponent to earn their first win of the season.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Television star Justin Hartley will be the honorary starter for Saturday afternoon's IndyCar Grand Prix.
Hartley plays Kevin Pearson in the NBC series "This Is Us" and...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time Stanley Cup champion goaltender Corey Crawford will drive the pace car for Saturday's IndyCar Grand Prix.
Race organizers said Tuesday that Crawford will drive a...
Hayes scores in OT to lift Jets over Blackhawks, 4-3
CHICAGO (AP) — Kevin Hayes and the Winnipeg Jets eventually got the two points they desperately needed.
Hayes scored at 3:38 of overtime as Winnipeg defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on...
Avalanche beat Blackhawks 4-2 for 4th straight win
DENVER (AP) — Colin Wilson scored his first goal in more than a month, Philipp Grubauer stopped 29 shots and the playoff-chasing Colorado Avalanche earned their fourth straight win by holding off...
MONTREAL (AP) — Corey Crawford came up big again in his hometown — and damaged the Canadiens' postseason hopes in the process.
Crawford stopped all 48 shots he faced for his second shutout...
Perlini, Blackhawks hold on for 5-4 win over Maple Leafs
TORONTO (AP) — The improving Chicago Blackhawks are headed in the right direction, although their latest win was a wild ride.
Brendan Perlini had a goal and two assists, and the Blackhawks...
Perlini gets hat trick as Blackhawks cool down Coyotes 7-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Brendan Perlini's first career hat trick arrived at an opportune time for the desperate Chicago Blackhawks — and the 22-year-old forward.
DeBrincat helps Blackhawks beat Stars 2-1
DALLAS (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks made the most of a couple of odd-man rushes and another solid performance for Corey Crawford.
Alex DeBrincat and David Kampf scored in the first period,...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks say goalie Cam Ward has a right knee injury and will not participate in hockey activities for seven to 10 days.
Kings beat Blackhawks 6-3 to halt 10-game losing streak
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willie Desjardins couldn't muster up a smile, but the relief among the Los Angeles Kings was visible from their head coach on down after avoiding tying the longest losing streak...
Kane helps Blackhawks rally to 4-3 win over Ducks
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews came up big for the Chicago Blackhawks when it counted the most.
Kane scored with 16.1 seconds remaining on an odd-man rush and Toews...
Blackhawks activate Crawford from injured reserve
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have activated two-time All-Star and Stanley Cup champion goalie Corey Crawford from injured reserve.
Crawford, who helped Chicago win championships in...
Blackhawks goalie Collin Delia agrees to 3-year extension
CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks goaltender Collin Delia has agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season. The average annual value is $1 million.
Delia was promoted from the minors when Corey Crawford was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 17 with a concussion. The 24-year-old Delia is 6-2-3 with a 2.98 goals-against average and .923 save percentage in 12 appearances this season with Chicago.
Collin Delia makes 35 saves, Blackhawks beat Avs 2-1
DENVER (AP) — Collin Delia's first start against Colorado was forgettable. He made his second one against the Avalanche memorable.
Delia made 35 saves in his first NHL start of the season and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Avalanche 2-1 on Friday night for their third straight victory.
Blackhawks dealt another blow with Crawford’s concussion
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks added another difficult question to their long list of problems when Corey Crawford suffered another concussion.
Suddenly, their goaltending situation is completely up in the air.
There was no update on Crawford's status a day after he was placed on injured reserve. The two-time All-Star got hurt in the first period of Sunday's 7-3 loss to San Jose when the back of his head struck the right post during a scary goalmouth pileup.
Ward makes 30 saves as Blackhawks beat Predators 2-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Cam Ward gave the Chicago Blackhawks exactly what they needed in the wake of another concussion for Corey Crawford.
He went back to work.
Ward made 30 saves Tuesday night, leading the Blackhawks to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators.
"I thought our guys competed, worked hard all 60 minutes," Ward said. "Defensively, we didn't give them a whole lot. It's a credit to the guys for the way that they played. We kept it much more simple and executed."
Blackhawks place G Crawford on injured reserve
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have placed goaltender Corey Crawford on injured reserve after he suffered a concussion for the second straight season.
Crawford got hurt in the first period of Sunday's 7-3 loss to San Jose when the back of his head struck the right post during a goalmouth pileup. He also missed the final part of last year and the start of this season because of a concussion.
Sharks beat Blackhawks 7-3; Crawford suffers concussion
CHICAGO (AP) — The San Jose Sharks roared back for a win and the reeling Chicago Blackhawks lost more than just another game.
Melker Karlsson, Evander Kane, Kevin Labanc, Tomas Hertl and Logan Couture each had a goal and an assist, and the Sharks rallied to beat the Blackhawks 7-3 on Sunday night for their fourth straight victory.
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford suffers a concussion
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford will be sidelined again with a concussion.
Crawford left Sunday's 7-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks with 1:30 left in the first period after the back of his head struck the right post during a goalmouth pileup.
Scheifele sends Jets past Blackhawks 4-3 in OT
CHICAGO (AP) — Mark Scheifele and the Winnipeg Jets just keep rolling along.
Another long night was no big deal.
Scheifele scored twice, including 50 seconds into overtime, and the Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Friday for their fourth consecutive victory.
"Tonight wasn't the prettiest of wins, but we're definitely happy to get it done," Scheifele said.
Ducks extend win streak to 5 with 4-2 win over Blackhawks
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Sprong didn't waste time making a positive first impression on the Anaheim Ducks.
The 21-year-old right wing, acquired from Pittsburgh on Monday, scored in his Ducks debut Wednesday night as Anaheim stretched its winning streak to five with a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
"It's a new opportunity. I was excited for it. I wanted to come out hot," Sprong said. "I'm a shooter and I wanted to start off early putting pucks on net and getting chances."
Ducks extend win streak to 5 with 4-2 win over Blackhawks
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ondrej Kase scored four minutes into the third period to lift the Anaheim Ducks over the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.
Anaheim matched Toronto for the longest active winning streak in the league. Brandon Montour and Daniel Sprong, who was making his Ducks debut, scored 20 seconds apart in the first period, and Jakob Silfverberg added an empty-net goal. John Gibson made 25 saves.
Nikolaj Ehlers has hat trick, Jets beat Blackhawks 6-5
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Patrik Laine, Nikolaj Ehlers and the Winnipeg Jets were in full flight — again.
Patrik Laine scored twice and became the fourth-youngest player in NHL history to reach 100 goals, Ehlers had a hat trick and the Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-5 on Thursday night.
Blackhawks build early lead, beat Wild 3-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored first-period goals, Corey Crawford made 39 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to defeat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Sunday night.
Dominik Kahun added an empty-netter with 58.5 second left as the Blackhawks improved to 2-2-2 under coach Jeremy Colliton, who replaced Joel Quenneville on Nov. 6. Patrick Kane had two assists for Chicago, 2-0-1 in its last three games.
Crawford registers 39 saves, Blackhawks beat Wild 3-1
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks got off to a fast start and then leaned on Corey Crawford to pull out a sorely needed win.
Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad scored first-period goals, Crawford made 39 saves and Chicago held on to defeat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Sunday night.
Petersen, Kings defeat Blackhawks 2-1 in shootout
CHICAGO (AP) — Cal Petersen returned to Chicago for a memorable first NHL start.
Petersen made 34 saves and stopped Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane in a shootout, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Friday night.
"Best feeling in the world," the 24-year-old Petersen said. "Obviously, the boys really battled hard for me.
"Just for it to end like that is really special. Probably the most fun hockey game of my life."
Blackhawks end 8-game skid, beat Blues 1-0
CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton got his first win as an NHL coach when Corey Crawford made 28 saves to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 1-0 on Wednesday night, stopping an eight-game losing streak.
Chicago's slide began with a 7-3 loss at St. Louis on Oct. 27, and Colliton took over after Joel Quenneville was fired on Nov. 6. The Blackhawks then dropped his first three games behind the bench before shutting down the Blues in the opener of a three-game homestand.
Blackhawks stop 8-game slide by topping Blues 1-0
CHICAGO (AP) — The game puck for his first NHL win meant something to Jeremy Colliton.
The relief for his players meant a lot more.
Colliton got his first victory as an NHL coach when Corey Crawford made 28 saves to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 1-0 on Wednesday night, stopping an eight-game losing streak.
"This group needed some good things to happen," Colliton said. "They needed it. They need some reinforcement that the sun's coming up on this."
Colliton takes over after Blackhawks fire Quenneville
CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton knows all about Joel Quenneville's legacy with the Chicago Blackhawks.
He thinks he knows what to do, too.
"I have a huge amount of respect for Joel," Colliton said. "Those are huge shoes to fill. I won't try to fill them. I've got to be myself. And we're different people, so I'll bring different things to the table, different ideas to the table."
Schmaltz makes key play as Blackhawks beat Rangers 4-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Schmaltz waited and waited until he saw an opening.
The Chicago Blackhawks are making all the right moves right now.
Schmaltz set up Alexandre Fortin's tiebreaking goal in the second period, and the surprising Blackhawks beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Thursday night.
"It was good to see a play like that connect," Schmaltz said. "Hopefully we can keep helping the team offensively."
Foster to help Blackhawks for some morning skates
CHICAGO (AP) — Scott Foster is going to help the Chicago Blackhawks at some optional morning skates after his memorable appearance as an emergency goaltender last season.
Foster joined regular goalies Corey Crawford and Cam Ward for practice Thursday morning before Chicago's game against the New York Rangers.
Coach Joel Quenneville said Foster was receptive when they told him about the opportunity.
"I think he likes the idea, yeah," a grinning Quenneville said. "It beats the beer league."
Kane, Saad lead Blackhawks past Ducks 3-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Saad threw his arms in the air and yelled as the crowd roared.
The puck finally went in, and it was quite a relief for the struggling forward.
Saad scored his first two goals of the season, Patrick Kane snapped a third-period tie with his team-high eighth goal and the Chicago Blackhawks handed the Anaheim Ducks their third straight loss with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.
Blackhawks assign G Forsberg to Rockford
CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks goaltender Anton Forsberg has been assigned to Rockford of the American Hockey League after clearing waivers.
The Blackhawks had been playing with three goaltenders on their roster since Corey Crawford was activated Thursday. Crawford missed the first part of the season after suffering a concussion last year.
Kane, Crawford lead Blackhawks to 4-1 win over Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In just his second game back after a nearly 10-month absence, Corey Crawford showed he is already in top form.
Crawford stopped 37 shots to get his first win since late December, and Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 Saturday night.
"It was nice to see him play like that," Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said. "It was vintage (Crawford).
Hinostroza helps Coyotes beat Blackhawks 4-1
CHICAGO (AP) — The handful of former Chicago Blackhawks who play for the Arizona Coyotes were excited to see Corey Crawford back on the ice after an extended absence.
Vinnie Hinostroza and company also enjoyed skipping town with a win.
Hinostroza scored twice against his former team, Antti Raanta made 33 saves and the Coyotes spoiled Crawford's season debut, beating the sleepy Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night.
Blackhawks goalie Crawford to make season debut vs Coyotes
CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will start Thursday night against Arizona in his first game since he missed most of last season because of a concussion.
Coach Joel Quenneville confirmed Crawford's return at the team's morning skate. Rookie forward Luke Johnson was assigned to Rockford of the American Hockey League, leaving three goaltenders on Chicago's roster.
All eyes on goal for the Chicago Blackhawks
LAST SEASON: 33-39-10, 76 points. Last place in Central Division.
COACH: Joel Quenneville (11th season, 22nd NHL season).
ADDED: G Cam Ward, F Chris Kunitz, D Brandon Manning, F Marcus Kruger.
LOST: F Vinnie Hinostroza, D Jordan Oesterle, F Patrick Sharp, G Jean-Francois Berube.
Blackhawks looking for turnaround after missing playoffs
CHICAGO (AP) — For all the talk about Corey Crawford and the aging core of the Chicago Blackhawks, coach Joel Quenneville delivered a simple message as the team got back together for the start of a season that could have a dramatic impact on the direction of the franchise.
G Corey Crawford skates before Chicago’s first practice
CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford is skating again. The Stanley Cup-winning goaltender hasn't been cleared for practice just yet, but he thinks he is close.
Now about those defensemen for the Chicago Blackhawks.
While Crawford delivered a positive update Friday on his recovery from a concussion that sidelined him for most of last season, defensemen Connor Murphy, Brent Seabrook and Gustav Forsling missed the start of training camp due to injuries.