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Blackhawks already miss goalie Robin Lehner’s big personality, honest voice

For a short time, Lehner helped mentor Alex Nylander, motivate Jonathan Toews and fill the rest of the Hawks’ locker room.

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GM Stan Bowman fails to significantly brighten Blackhawks’ future at trade deadline

Trading away Robin Lehner and Erik Gustafsson garnered meager returns that don’t move the needle, even for the years to come.

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Blackhawks trade Robin Lehner, Erik Gustafsson on deadline day

The Hawks traded Lehner to the Golden Knights and Gustafsson to the Flames. They also made a minor-league swap Monday.

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Going, going, gone: Most local sports teams disappear from free TV

You can’t watch most local teams without cable.

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Blackhawks trade Robin Lehner to Golden Knights in last-second deadline blockbuster

Hawks GM Stan Bowman dealt the pending free agent goaltender on a Monday afternoon.

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Blackhawks trade Erik Gustafsson to Flames, ending drawn-out waiting period

The defenseman, a near certainty to be traded for weeks, was finally shipped out just an hour before Monday’s deadline.

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Blackhawks’ losing ways continue against staunch Stars, but Lucas Carlsson’s debut a bright spot

The Hawks have lost eight of their last 10 games after a 2-1 matinee defeat Sunday.

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Numerous Blackhawks potentially on the move at NHL trade deadline Monday

Erik Gustafsson is almost certain to be traded, but a number of others — from Robin Lehner to Brandon Saad and beyond — must keep the possibility in the back of their minds, too.

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Dominik Kubalik becoming more than just a goal-scorer for Blackhawks

The NHL’s rookie goal leader also grades highly in categories like puck retrieval.

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This You Gotta See: Cubs-Dodgers, Blackhawks-Blues and QB day at the NFL Combine

The quarterback position never fails to captivate all who nerd out over this annual event. Joe Burrow isn’t even in Indy yet and already he’s the coolest guy in the room, while the most talked-about medical report in years might make Tua Tagovailoa an even bigger deal.

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Impending trade deadline, fading playoff hopes cracking Blackhawks’ morale

Despite Friday’s win, this week saw the first signs of negativity and defeatism permeate through the Blackhawks’ locker-room mood.

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Blackhawks edge Predators after late Erik Gustafsson scratch scrambles defense

Jeremy Colliton said Gustafsson was made a healthy scratch shortly before warmups by the Hawks’ hockey operations department, presumably to keep him healthy for a likely upcoming trade.

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Blackhawks say they must ‘prepare’ better, but it’s unclear how

Alex DeBrincat, Duncan Keith, Ryan Carpenter and Erik Gustafsson were unable to point Thursday to a specific area in which the Hawks can better prepare for future games, despite coach Jeremy Colliton’s persistent discussion of that topic.

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Jeremy Roenick gets a shout-out at Donald Trump rally

"He’s an Arizona hockey great, a friend of mine," Trump said. "He’s a great golfer, too."

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Blackhawks and Rangers, laden with connections, hoping for different realities come season’s final day

From Artemi Panarin to the Strome brothers to two-thirds of last year’s top draft picks, the Blackhawks and Rangers have plenty of shared storylines — and, in relation to the playoffs, share the same outlook.

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Blackhawks’ defense, goaltending unravel late in loss to Rangers

Robin Lehner conceded five goals in the third period as the Hawks dropped to 1-7-0 in their last eight games.

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Blackhawks’ Duncan Keith teaching Adam Boqvist how to physically endure NHL career

The 36-year-old defenseman, renowned for his work ethic and durability, is teaching his 19-year-old counterpart the workout skills needed to last just as long.

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Devils’ recent trades could entice Blackhawks to be sellers at deadline

The Devils jumpstarted the market and set high return precedents with two Sunday trades. As the Hawks weigh various philosophies ahead of the NHL deadline, this could make selling more doable and attractive.

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How Ryan Carpenter has helped turn around the Blackhawks’ penalty kill

The quiet summer addition has become one of the most relied-upon penalty-killing forwards in the NHL, averaging 2:26 of 4-on-5 time per night.

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Blackhawks end long, frustrating road trip with another loss to Jets

After the 3-2 loss in Winnipeg, the Hawks come home with just one win in five road games.

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Blackhawks’ Dylan Strome responding from message-sending scratch with more aggressive play

As a healthy scratch Tuesday in Edmonton, Strome had a video session with Jeremy Colliton where he was told to be more physical and tenacious in his puck pursuit.

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Nylander, DeBrincat, Dach get morale-boosting goals as Blackhawks rout Flames

The three scoring-starved youngsters all found the net — Nylander twice, in fact — as the Hawks snapped their losing streak with an 8-4 win.

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Blackhawks notebook: Harsher penalty discouraging Jeremy Colliton from using challenges

Now that a failed goaltender interference challenge gives the opponent a power play — the same way a failed offside challenge has since 2017 — their frequency has dropped from 182 last year to a pace of 65 this year.

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This You Gotta See: NBA All-Stars, Blackhawks back home and a real Marquee moment

For many of us, baseball hasn’t really come back around again until we can see it with our own eyes. But will there be as many eyes on the new Marquee Network as there were on Cubs games before the switch?

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Blackhawks trade-deadline preview: Who could be dealt? Who could be acquired?

General manager Stan Bowman has a lot of thinking to do before the deadline Feb. 24.

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Following scores around the NHL a necessary but worrying chore for Blackhawks

The Hawks are slumping while the Western Conference’s other playoff bubble teams aren’t, and that’s not a fun sight for Hawks players to see.

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As tradition of boos in Vancouver lives on, so does Duncan Keith’s shatterproof career

Eight years after his elbow on Daniel Sedin, Keith — still the Hawks’ top defenseman nearing his 37th birthday — remains Canucks fans’ favorite enemy.

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Blackhawks’ dominant effort stonewalled by Jacob Markstrom in 5th straight loss

The Hawks out-shot the Canucks 49-20 but lost 3-0 as their nightmare Canadian road trip rolled on.

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Blackhawks’ Matthew Highmore happy about speed of his adjustment to NHL

After barely playing in the AHL last season, Highmore has become a NHL fourth-line regular this winter.

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Pending free agent Erik Gustafsson tries to tune out trade talk as deadline nears

The underpaid defenseman is by far the most likely Blackhawks player to be traded by Feb. 24, but he’s still hoping to improve his play on the ice.

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Blackhawks’ lineup shuffles vs. Oilers not enough to avoid 4th consecutive loss

Dylan Strome’s benching and a power play shakeup were well-intentioned but ultimately fruitless.

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Blackhawks bench Dylan Strome as search for offensive revival continues

Strome will be a healthy scratch for the Blackhawks on Tuesday in Edmonton for the first time since his acquisition.