The Chicago Blackhawks parlayed the experience of a regular season filled with tight games and overtimes into an OT victory in Game 1 against the Minnesota Wild.
Halfway through season, the streaking Hawks are taking Chicago along for ride.
With the Hawks off to a 3-0 start, you hardly knew they were gone.
The Blackhawks were simply lacking too much in the end.
Torres' hit on Hossa is the latest example of a growing violent culture in the NHL.
Daniel Carcillo's muscle should make the Chicago Blackhawks stronger.
With a win over the Hawks, the Canucks avoided becoming hockey's lovable losers
From the Stanley Cup to the BP Cup, here's the year in Chicago sports.
The Hawks have nearly picked up where they left off the last time drive-by fans paid serious attention.
It's time for Dustin Byfuglien to revert to his previously-dominating form.
The numbers are adding up for Marian Hossa in his quest to avoid three-peat.
The Blackhawks have gone from scourge of the city to toast of the town.
Missing teeth can't distract Duncan Keith from Blackhawks' mission.
Marian Hossa's redemption goal a winner for Hawks in important Game 5.
Predators take series lead vs. Hawks by outworking and outhitting the visitors.
The Hawks on Team Canada are carrying more than maple leafs on their shoulders.