Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman said Wednesday he understands there will be salary cap challenges ahead after recently re-signing Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to identical eight-year, $84 million contract extensions, but it's his job to make it work.
Three captains were named finalists for the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award on Tuesday, as Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown, Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf and Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews made the list.
St. Louis Blues forward David Backes will not play against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of their Western Conference first-round series Monday due to an upper-body injury, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said.
St. Louis Blues forward Ryan Reaves called the Chicago Blackhawks "gutless" Monday if they taunted forward David Backes after he was injured on a hit by Brent Seabrook in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said Monday that he did not have a problem with the hit the Pittsburgh Penguins' Brooks Orpik delivered on him March 30 or the way his teammates handled the situation.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said he fully expects to be 100 percent for the playoffs after practicing Wednesday with the team for the first time since suffering a lower-body injury last month.
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews will sit out the team's six remaining regular-season games due to an upper-body injury but will return for the playoffs, coach Joel Quenneville said Wednesday.
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is participating in the morning skate Monday in TD Garden, and coach Joel Quenneville said Sunday he was optimistic Toews will play in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals.