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  1. Blackhawks stick with plan to the end

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- It takes a certain amount of discipline to stick with the program when you're trailing in a hockey game despite outplaying the opponent. And it takes similar discipline not to try to put away a game with a man-advantage late in the thi...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  2. Crawford faces biggest test in Game 7

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- There's little doubt an NHL goaltender facing a Game 7 has as much pressure as any individual in team sports. Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford knows he can fall back on the fact he's been there before -- in 2011 against the Vancouv...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  3. Hawks ready to welcome back 'The Rat'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If you're wondering what Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland brings to the team as he gets set to make his 2013 postseason debut Wednesday night when the Hawks take on the Detroit Red Wings in the Western Conference semifinals, then you...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  4. Round 2: The drama is just beginning

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild didn't provide enough storylines for you in the opening round of the playoffs, don't worry, Round 2 will have plenty. The Hawks don't know yet whether they'll be playing the San Jose Sharks or D...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  5. Hawks brace for desperation; Bolland out

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks are trying not to look ahead. A win on Thursday night over the Minnesota Wild vaults the Hawks into Round 2 of the postseason and a possible matchup with the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks wrapped up their opening s...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  6. Bolland, Emery ruled out for Game 3

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- With the luxury of a 2-0 series lead over the Minnesota Wild, Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville declared injured players Ray Emery and Dave Bolland out for Sunday afternoon's Game 3. "We're going to rule them out tomorrow but th...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  7. Q's Mayers-Morrison swap pays off

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville stunned everyone by starting center Brendan Morrison in place of Jamal Mayers in Game 4 Thursday night. Mayers missed just one game this season and that was due to illness. "Brendan Morrison has...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  8. NHL should suspend Torres for playoffs

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- This should be a no-brainer right? The NHL is getting a second chance at Raffi Torres exactly a year to the day he sent Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook to the showers with a high hit when Torres was a member of the Vancouver C...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  9. Hawks ready to resume series at home

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Amid a goalie-getting-run controversy and two overtime thrillers, the scene for the Chicago Blackhawks-Phoenix Coyotes quarterfinal playoff series, tied at 1-1, shifts to the United Center for Games 3 and 4 starting on Tuesday. For the...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  10. Hawks can clinch playoff spot Saturday

    Jesse Rogers

    Every day between now and the end of the regular season I'll update you on the playoff race as it pertains to the Chicago Blackhawks: The Los Angeles Kings prevented the Hawks from clinching a playoff berth as they beat the Edmonton Oilers on Friday...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  11. Power rankings: Hawks stick at No. 8

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Despite a good run without captain Jonathan Toews, the Chicago Blackhawks remained No. 8 in's weekly power rankings released on Monday. It's the same position they held a week earlier. Solid wins over the Columbus Blue Jackets ...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  12. Vigneault says Sedin has a concussion

    Jesse Rogers

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Vancouver Canucks coach Alain Vigneault says injured winger Daniel Sedin has a concussion. The team remains mum on the left wing's condition, or if he will be able to return to action before the playoffs. Read the...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  13. Keith likely to face suspension for Sedin hit

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith should expect a mini-vacation before the postseason begins. His elbow to the head of Vancouver Canucks' forward Daniel Sedin in the first period of the Hawks' 2-1 overtime win Wednesday night is bound to ...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  14. Chicago Blackhawks recall Ben Smith while Michael Frolik sits

    Jesse Rogers

    Playoff hero Ben Smith made his Chicago Blackhawks season debut against the Calgary Flames Friday night, while Michael Frolik was out.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  15. New Chicago Blackhawk Daniel Carcillo tweaks new rival Vancouver ...

    Jesse Rogers

    New Chicago Blackhawks tough guy Daniel Carcillo wasted no time in going after his new team's most bitter current rival, the Vancouver Canucks.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Canucks 2, Hawks 1 (OT)

    Jesse Rogers

    VANCOUVER -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Blackhawks' 2-1 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks in Game 7 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series: How it happened: Despite scoring an improbable shorthanded goal with 1:56 left in reg...

    Blog | April 27, 2011