United Center

Fans reacting to Patrick Kane’s trade to the Rangers wrote chalk tributes to the longtime Blackhawk on a giant number 88 outside the United Center on Thursday.
The venture needs approval from the Illinois Gaming Board. Plans include a two-story venue adjacent to the arena’s atrium.
The facility is the company’s first to serve a sports and entertainment complex.
Despite a racist comment about the visiting president, a white police sergeant fought disciplinary action for 3 years — then retired at 52 with a $72,000 yearly pension.
A lot has lined up for the Blackhawks heading into this offseason. Can Stan Bowman make this opportunity count?
The Hawks need change, especially on defense, and Bowman said to expect an active summer in free agency and trades.
Former Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, who won three Stanley Cups in Chicago, is reportedly the Florida Panthers’ top choice.
A smattering of notes on the Hawks’ win over Dallas, Corey Crawford and the title fight between Drake Caggiula & Dustin Byfuglien.
Dylan Strome and Drake Caggiula were written off as busts by their former teams but took big steps under Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton.
The Blackhawks caused a headache for the rival Blues, and that’s part of their motivation the last few games of the season.
One thousand career games, four Stanley Cups and a gold medal? Not bad for a scrappy, undrafted winger.
It was uncomfortable seeing Drake Caggiula get punched in the head repeatedly a few days after he returned from a concussion.
The Hawks salvaged a point on a late goal by Dylan Strome, but the playoff push could end Tuesday.
Blackhawks notes on Jeremy Colliton, Patrick Kane and some lineup changes for the Jets game.
Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton thought the performance was good, but points are all that matter this late in the season.
The Blackhawks will visit two European countries next fall. Plus, checking in on injured winger Drake Caggiula as he progresses toward a return.
Tom Izzo and John Beilein want the whole world to know that Spartans-Wolverines is right up there with … Duke-North Carolina? Seriously, fellas?
Illinois didn’t resemble a team fighting for its postseason life. When the going got tough, the Illini looked all too ready to accept the inevitable.
All in all, Illinois’ 74-69 victory more than got the job done as a first taste of March Madness.
Grizzled vet Duncan Keith snarled at an innocent-enough question about defense as though it were a puck bound for an empty net in the Hawks’ end.
Sanity and order have returned to the Big Ten’s contribution to March Madness, which commences Wednesday at the United Center.
In a chilling parallel, on Feb. 17, 2019, 20,000 Americans rallied in Chicago’s United Center as Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam teamed up with a Holocaust denier and anti-Semitic ideologue to attack the Jewish religion and falsely blame numerous ills of modern society on Jews.
As the Hawks head into their final 13 games, it can’t be bad to have a guy in the mix who has 178 games of postseason experience to his credit.
Perlini joined center Dylan Strome in making the trade of Nick Schmaltz to the Coyotes in November look like a mighty fine deal.