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Lukas Reichel set for NHL debut with Chicago Blackhawks

Jan. 12, 2022 17:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Top prospect Lukas Reichel is slated for his NHL debut when the Chicago Blackhawks host Montreal on Thursday night. Reichel, 19, was added to Chicago's taxi squad Wednesday after he was recalled from Rockford of the American Hockey League. Interim coach Derek King...

Larsson's 1st hat trick powers Coyotes past Blackhawks 6-4

Jan. 07, 2022 01:17 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Once Johan Larsson got his first goal of the season, the second and third came in short order. Larsson had his first career hat trick, and the Arizona Coyotes sent the Chicago Blackhawks to their sixth straight loss, 6-4 Thursday night. “It...

Red Wings-Ducks postponed hours before schedule game

Jan. 06, 2022 20:51 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The scheduled game Thursday night between Anaheim and the Detroit Red Wings has been postponed to Sunday because of COVID-19-related issues affecting the Ducks. Anaheim placed center Sam Carrick, goaltender John Gibson, defenseman Hampus Lindholm and right...

Khaira stretchered off as Blackhawks lose to red-hot Rangers

Dec. 08, 2021 00:30 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — By the time Chicago Blackhawks forward Jujhar Khaira saw New York Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba, it was too late. The result was a huge hit that sent Khaira to the hospital. Khaira was stretchered off the ice after he was leveled by Trouba in the second period of...

Blackhawks win 3-2 in SO; Islanders lose 11th straight game

Dec. 05, 2021 23:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Kane scored the only goal in the shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Islanders 3-2 Sunday night, sending New York to its 11th straight loss overall and its sixth straight setback its new arena. Kane beat Semyon Varlamov with Chicago’s...

Fast, Hurricanes beat Blackhawks 4-3 for 9th straight win

Nov. 04, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Carolina was just OK for much of the first two periods, and then found its game in the third. The Hurricanes are undefeated for a reason. Jesper Fast and Martin Necas scored 3:09 apart in the third, and Carolina beat the Chicago...

Kane gets hat trick as Blackhawks beat Senators for 1st win

Nov. 01, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane felt all the losses weighing on the Chicago Blackhawks, even while he was away from the team because of COVID-19. That weight is gone now. Kane had three goals and an assist in his return to the lineup, and the Blackhawks...

Blackhawks put 2 more players in NHL’s COVID-19 protocol

Oct. 24, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Riley Stillman and forward Jujhar Khaira joined Patrick Kane in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Sunday. The winless Blackhawks also said assistant Marc Crawford will not coach against the Detroit Red Wings because of the...