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Obama On Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup Win: Thanks, Obama!

The Huffington Post | Blair Guild | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

President Barack Obama welcomed the Chicago Blackhawks to the White House on Thursday to celebrate the team's third Stanley Cup win since he took offi...

Patrick Kane's Rape Accuser Withdraws From Investigation

Reuters | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.03.2015 | Sports

Nov 3 (Reuters) - A woman who accused Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape has told prosecutors that she no longer wants to cooperate in the i...

Hockey Star's Sick Trick Will Blow You Away

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.11.2015 | Sports

You don't need to love hockey to appreciate the stick work of Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews. In a viral video posted Thursday, Toews slaps ...

NHL Blackhawks' Patrick Kane Lawyers Up Amid Investigation

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.08.2015 | Sports

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane has hired an attorney and called off what was to have been a public display of the Stanley...

The Future of Illinois Is Just as Important as Caitlyn Jenner or the Blackhawks

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 06.03.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

There have been so many important topics in the news this week that many Illinoisans might have missed the details of one of state's most far-reaching stories this week.

Streaking (at Home) for the Stanley Cup

Kevin Kniffin | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Kevin Kniffin

Who's going to be hotter -- the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Chicago Blackhawks? Streakiness is one of the concepts -- like clutchness, choking, and luck -- that we often use to make sense of a multi-game series like the Stanley Cup Finals.

WATCH: Blackhawks Star Scores LONG Own Goal

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Blackhawks star Patrick Kane turned his team's power play into a disaster in the second period against the Oilers on Sunday. Chicago was already o...

WATCH: NHL Fan Steals Defenseman's Helmet

Posted 11.07.2013 | Sports

Winnipeg blueliner Adam Pardy met some rude Chicago fans on Wednesday when Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig checked him through the glass at the Unit...

WATCH: Blackhawks To Sell Melted Home Ice

Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

Now fans of the 2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks can own a piece of history. Or at the very least, a few drops of it. According to the...

Baby Unimpressed With Stanley Cup

Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports

One adorable baby didn't seem so impressed upon meeting perhaps the best trophy in all of sports. CBS Sports reporter Michael Singer snapped a pho...

My Top Quotes in Illinois This Week

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

I took their triumph as a sign of hope for Chicago and the state of Illinois that improvement in an organization, whether it is a hockey team or a government, is possible.

WATCH: Bruins Player ERASES Playoff Beard

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

It was a playoff beard. The playoffs are over. The beard is gone. But how? The day after the Boston Bruins suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the ...

LOOK: Chicago, Boston Newspapers Covers After Game 6

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

It didn't seem to matter to the newspapers in Chicago which Blackhawks player was featured on the covers provided the Stanley Cup had a prominent spot...

Presidents' Trophy Curse?

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 06.15.2013 | Sports

Each year the Presidents' Trophy is awarded to the team that accumulates the highest amount of points in the National Hockey League. But instead of be...

Blackhawks Takes Puck To Face During Game 1

Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

A woman is recovering after being hit by a puck on Wednesday night at the United Center during the Blackhawks' triple overtime win in Game 1 of the St...

LOOK: The Longest Stanley Cup Final Games Ever

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 06.13.2013 | Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins might force the National Hockey League to reinstate "History Will Be Made" as the official slogan of the Stan...

WATCH: Controversial Call Helps Red Wings In Game 3

Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports

The Detroit Red Wings managed to take a 2-1 series lead after a Game 3 win over Chicago at home on Monday. But a controversial call left some hockey f...

WATCH: Danica Patrick Scores Goal At Blackhawks Game

Posted 05.01.2013 | Sports

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick showed off some hockey skills on Tuesday night when she participated in the United Center's "Shoot-The-Puck" competition ...

John Hughes Loved Red Wings AND Blackhawks.. And J Dilla?

Grantland | Posted 07.01.2013 | Detroit

It was the second intermission of the 2009 Winter Classic at Wrigley Field, and we were bundled to our eye sockets in winter gear. A reporter going gl...

WATCH: Red Wings Suffer Own Goal During Blowout

Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

It was just one of those days for Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. The 29-year-old netminder was in the crease for the Red Wings' riv...

Stephen A. Smith's Epic Hockey Rant

Posted 03.04.2013 | Sports

Stephen A. Smith claimed that he respects hockey, but he's just "not into the tie business." On Monday morning, the ESPN personality was asked to ...

Early Impressions From All 30 NHL Teams

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports

The Los Angeles Kings have not picked up where they left off. Whatever momentum the current holders of the Stanley Cup gathered as they surprised ...

The Osama Bin Laden Raid -- What You Don't Know

Michael Kay | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Michael Kay

As an experienced and recently retired assault helicopter pilot and mission commander in the Royal Air Force, I spent 20 years working with UK and U.S. special forces in pursuit of terrorists from Northern Ireland to Kosovo and Macedonia to Baghdad.

WATCH: Questionable Hit Takes Star Player Off Ice On Stretcher

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

The 2012 playoffs are off to a physical, sometimes dirty, start. That continued on Tuesday night when Blackhawks star Marian Hossa was injured and car...

Building Bridges by Breaking Bread in Afghanistan

David R. Kuhn | Posted 06.02.2012 | World
David R. Kuhn

Real progress is intangible. Break bread. Encourage. Share a kebab. Hold the line in battle. Build bridges, and truly believe that it leads us to more security. One day, U.S. soldiers may be able to come home for good, leaving a more stable Afghanistan behind.