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Back-to-back salary cap champion Lightning are envy of NHL

Oct. 10, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

Long before the Tampa Bay Lightning showed they were the best hockey team by winning the Stanley Cup back to back, they proved to be the class of the NHL in something far more mundane to the average fan: managing the salary cap. With a little luck along the way, general...

Kane, Matthews and Jones first 3 picks for US Olympic team

Oct. 07, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

Chicago winger Patrick Kane and defenseman Seth Jones and Toronto center Auston Matthews were the first three players named to the U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team on Thursday. “It’s no secret we’re excited about the prospects of our team for the 2022 Games,” said...

Blackhawks look to return to playoffs after active offseason

Sep. 29, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Seth Jones spent the first few days of training camp trying to stop Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane. It was just like old times. “It's not that fun,” a grinning Jones said. At least Jones won't have to...

Blackhawks G Lankinen removed from COVID-19 protocol

Sep. 27, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Kevin Lankinen practiced Monday after he was removed from the COVID-19 protocol list. Lankinen had been held out since Friday. His absence doesn’t necessarily mean he tested positive for COVID-19. ...

Ex Blackhawks player participates in assault investigation

Sep. 24, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney who represents a former Chicago Blackhawks player who alleges he was sexually assaulted by a then-assistant coach in 2010 said Friday her client has been interviewed as part of the team’s review of the accusations. A former federal...

Blackhawks G Lankinen held out because of COVID-19 protocol

Sep. 24, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Kevin Lankinen and forward Mike Hardman were held out of practice Friday because of the NHL's COVID-19 protocol. The announcement on the team's second day of training camp doesn't necessarily mean that either player tested...

Toews practices with Blackhawks on 1st day of training camp

Sep. 23, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews is skating again. He is practicing with the Chicago Blackhawks, just like he did before he missed all of last season. He is smiling and joking around with his teammates again. The rest of the questions, the ones about opening night and...

Kane says he didn't know in 2010 about assault allegations

Sep. 17, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said Friday he has participated in the investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010, adding that he did not know anything happened at the time. “Obviously very serious...

'A lot of work to come' after NHL reaches Olympic agreement

Sep. 04, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

Rene Fasel barely had time for a sigh of relief about the agreement to send NHL players to Beijing before his mind wandered to what's next for hockey at the Olympics. “There is a lot of work to come,” the president of the International Ice Hockey Federation said....

Blackhawks D Murphy agrees to 4-year contract extension

Aug. 31, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks announced a four-year contract extension with defenseman Connor Murphy on Tuesday. The deal runs through the 2025-26 season and carries a $4.4 million salary-cap hit. The 28-year-old Murphy has turned into one...