Franchise leader in games played, assists and points was suffering from Lewy body dementia for the past several years.
Blackhawks center Nick Schmaltz knows he has to improve his shot and his performance at the dot but is poised to improve on a breakout campaign.
Coming off the first losing season of his 21-year career, Quenneville’s job might be in jeopardy if the Hawks get off to a slow start.
While Stan Bowman and Joel Quenneville have said they expect him to be ready for camp, Crawford was more cautious, saying it was ‘‘very possible.’’
Rocky Wirtz insists he wasn’t sending a message that Stan Bowman or Joel Quenneville were on the hot seat, preaches patience
Trading Marian Hossa was necessary, but difficult for Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman from a ‘sentimental perspective.’
With four high-end defensemen picked in the last two years, other Hawks blue-line prospects know the time is now to separate themselves from the pack.
Unpredictable playoffs served as a reminder to the Hawks’ captain that if you can ‘sneak’ into the postseason, anything can happen.
Blackhawks prospect burst onto the scene two years ago at prospect camp, but struggled mightily during his first AHL season.
Mark Lazerus and Tracey Myers discuss the Blackhawks’ so-far underwhelming offseason and answer listener questions.
Figuring out in which direction the Blackhawks are headed is becoming increasingly difficult as they largely stand pat after a last-place season.
Henri Jokiharju, Adam Boqvist, Nicolas Beaudin among the many blue-liners jockeying for position on the Blackhawks depth chart.
Right-handed defenseman looks to Alex DeBrincat as a role model for cracking an NHL lineup as a teenager.
Blackhawks get significant cap flexibility and Marcus Kruger by unloading Hossa’s contract, but have to throw in Vinnie Hinostroza as a sweetener.