CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Greenberg grew up watching Mario Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He played hockey all the way through the club level at the University of Pennsylvania.
It's that love for the sport that prompted Greenberg to take on a unique challenge.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — If three-time Stanley Cup winner Joel Quenneville is looking to return to coaching next season, he hasn’t told NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman of that plan.
And Bettman would certainly be in the loop on that news.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks general manager Kyle Davidson said Tuesday that interim coach Derek King remains in the running for the full-time job.
The Blackhawks announced over the weekend that assistants Marc Crawford and Rob Cookson will not return to the organization next season.
CHICAGO (AP) — While Kyle Davidson plots the next moves for the Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are watching. Same for Alex DeBrincat.
The franchise's biggest stars all want to know how long the team's already painful rebuild is going to take.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Casey Mittelstadt scored 2:07 into overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night in the final game for two non-playoff teams.
Tage Thompson scored his 38th goal for the Sabres, and defenseman Owen Power, the No.
Chicago Blackhawks (28-42-11, seventh in the Central) vs. Buffalo Sabres (31-39-11, fifth in the Atlantic)
Buffalo, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sabres -130, Blackhawks +110; over/under is 6.5
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks completed their leadership team, hiring longtime Chicago Cubs executive Jeff Greenberg as associate general manager under new GM Kyle Davidson on Thursday.
The Blackhawks said Greenberg will be responsible for “overseeing the strategic systems and processes that will fuel” the team's hockey operations.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Johnson scored in the seventh round of the shootout, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Vegas 4-3 on Wednesday night, eliminating the Golden Knights from the playoff race.
Johnson scored on a wrist shot seconds before Dallas, which needed a point to eliminate Vegas regardless, went into overtime at home against Arizona.
Vegas Golden Knights (42-31-7, fourth in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (27-42-11, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks +186, Golden Knights -232; over/under is 6
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks wanted to give their fans something to cheer about at the end of a long season.
Alex DeBrincat delivered.
DeBrincat scored his 41st goal in the third period and Kevin Lankinen made 33 saves, helping the Blackhawks beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Monday night in a matchup of disappointing teams.
Philadelphia Flyers (25-43-11, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (26-42-11, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks -138, Flyers +117; over/under is 6.5
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Kaapo Kahkonen stopped 27 shots, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Saturday night.
Timo Meier had a goal and an assist for the Sharks, who won for just the second time in 13 games.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Paul scored 19 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns overcame Devin Booker’s absence to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 114-111 in Game 3 of the first-round series.
Chicago Blackhawks (26-41-11, seventh in the Central) vs. San Jose Sharks (30-35-12, seventh in the Pacific)
San Jose, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Jose hosts Chicago in Western Conference action.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phillip Danault scored for the fifth straight game and the Los Angeles Kings moved closer to wrapping up a playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
1876 — The first official National League baseball game is played with Boston beating Philadelphia 6-5.
1945 — The Toronto Maple Leafs edge the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 to win the Stanley Cup in seven games.
Chicago Blackhawks (26-40-11, seventh in the Central) vs. Los Angeles Kings (41-27-10, third in the Pacific)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -247, Blackhawks +201; over/under is 6
GLENDALE, Ariz (AP) — Alex DeBrincat scored his 40th goal of the season with 37 seconds left in overtime, giving the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night.
Jake McCabe, Dominik Kubalik and Alex Vlasic also scored for Blackhawks, who won for the second time in 12 games after squandering a 3-1 lead in the final 10:18 of regulation.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shea Theodore scored 2:09 into overtime to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
Alec Martinez, Evgenii Dadonov and Chandler Stephenson scored for the Golden Knights in regulation.
U.S. women’s hockey star Amanda Kessel is joining the Pittsburgh Penguins for an executive management program that could put her on track to work full time in an NHL front office.
Kessel is the first participant in the new program the team unveiled Wednesday.
Chicago Blackhawks (25-40-11, seventh in the Central) vs. Arizona Coyotes (22-49-5, eighth in the Central)
Glendale, Arizona; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona enters the matchup against Chicago after losing seven straight games.
CHICAGO (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau keyed a fast start for Calgary, and Jacob Markstrom closed it out.
The Flames are building up some momentum ahead of the playoffs.
Gaudreau, Dillon Dube and Blake Coleman scored in the first period, and Calgary beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks center Dylan Strome's golden retriever that became a celebrity in its own right — complete with more than 20,000 Instagram followers — has died.
Two-year-old Wrigley died on Friday of post-operative complications at the the age of two years old, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
Calgary Flames (46-20-9, first in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (25-39-11, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Calgary visits the Chicago Blackhawks after Dillon Dube scored two goals in the Flames' 9-1 victory over the Coyotes.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mikael Granlund had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.
Eeli Tolvanen, Roman Josi and Matt Duchene also scored and Juuse Saros made 28 saves for Nashville, winners of two of three.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Brigette Lacquette recalls trying out for her first summer hockey team with her sister and the unwelcoming vibe in the dressing room.
The First Nations siblings from Mallard, Manitoba, had already navigated the barrier of extensive, expensive travel just to be there.
An independent investigation commissioned by the NHL Players' Association found that executive director Don Fehr and others were not responsible for wrongdoing when they failed to act on a report that a Chicago Blackhawks player had been sexually assaulted by a staff member in 2010.
Chicago Blackhawks (25-38-11, seventh in the Central) vs. Nashville Predators (42-27-5, fourth in the Central)
Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago visits the Nashville Predators after the Blackhawks beat San Jose 5-4 in a shootout.
CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat scored the lone goal in the shootout after having three assists in regulation and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.
1937 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-0 to take the Stanley Cup in the fifth and final game.
1952 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0 to capture the Stanley Cup.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a two-year contract extension with forward Reese Johnson.
The team announced the deal on Wednesday. It runs through the 2023-24 season with an $800,000 salary-cap hit.
San Jose Sharks (29-33-10, seventh in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-38-11, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Jose travels to Chicago looking to stop its five-game road slide.
Los Angeles Kings (39-26-10, third in the Pacific) vs. Colorado Avalanche (52-14-6, first in the Central)
Denver; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -255, Kings +205; over/under is 6
CHICAGO (AP) — Blake Lizotte scored twice, Phillip Danault had a goal and an assist and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a three-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.
Tampa Bay Lightning (44-20-8, third in the Atlantic) vs. Dallas Stars (41-27-4, fifth in the Central)
Dallas; Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning visit Dallas after Jason Robertson scored two goals in the Stars' 6-4 victory over the Blackhawks.
Los Angeles Kings (38-26-10, third in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-37-11, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles aims to stop its three-game slide with a victory against Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Robertson scored his team-leading 33rd and 34th goals about three minutes apart, and the Dallas Stars strengthened their hold on a wild-card spot with a 6-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.
Dallas Stars (40-27-4, fifth in the Central) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-36-11, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks +135, Stars -158; over/under is 5.5
CHICAGO (AP) — Philipp Grubauer made 29 saves for Seattle’s second shutout, and the expansion Kraken blanked the sliding Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Thursday night.
Alex Wennberg scored his 10th goal in the second period and Jordan Eberle added his 18th late in the third to seal it.
Seattle Kraken (22-42-6, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-35-11, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks -158, Kraken +133; over/under is 6
CHICAGO (AP) — Shayne Gostisbehere scored on a deflection with 14.7 seconds left in overtime, Michael Carcone and Travis Boyd also scored and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury has been getting the job done in a brief time since joining the Minnesota Wild. Kirill Kaprizov has been putting it together all season long.
That combination surfaced in a big way as the Wild beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Saturday night.
Arizona Coyotes (21-42-5, eighth in the Central) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-35-10, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona hits the road against Chicago looking to break its four-game road losing streak.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Trevor Zegras had another lacrosse-style goal, Isac Lundestrom had two goals and an assist, Anthony Stolarz made 22 saves for his third shutout of the season and the Anaheim Ducks snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 5-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ross Colton scored two goals and added an assist, Steven Stamkos and Brayden Point both had a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Friday night.
Chicago Blackhawks (24-34-10, seventh in the Central) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (42-18-6, third in the Atlantic)
Tampa, Florida; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lightning -319, Blackhawks +254; over/under is 6.5
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 37 shots for his third shutout of the season, leading the Florida Panthers to a 4-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
Aleksander Barkov scored twice, Gustav Forsling had a goal and an assist, and Ryan Lomberg scored his fourth goal in three games as the Panthers won their 28th home game, a club record for a season.
Chicago Blackhawks (24-33-10, seventh in the Central) vs. Florida Panthers (45-15-6, first in the Atlantic)
Sunrise, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Jonathan Huberdeau and Florida hit the ice against Chicago.
Winnipeg Jets (32-25-10, sixth in the Central) vs. Buffalo Sabres (24-33-10, sixth in the Atlantic)
Buffalo, New York; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo hosts the Winnipeg Jets after Victor Olofsson scored two goals in the Sabres' 6-5 victory against the Blackhawks.