Inside Blackhawks legend Brent Seabrook’s hunt for a hockey second act

LANGLEY, British Columbia — Mazen Leslie, a 17-year-old defenseman from the WHL’s Vancouver Giants, was watching TV one night when he stumbled upon a rerun of an old movie.Chicago fireThe episode saw a familiar – if clean-shaven – face. Leslie paused the TV, took a quick photo on his phone, and immediately sent it to … Read more

Kraken scores 8, and the Blackhawks cruise through to sweep their 7-game road trip

chicago — The Seattle Kraken became the first team in National Hockey League history to sweep a road trip of at least seven games when they beat the Chicago Blackhawks 8-5 at the United Center on Saturday. The Kraken (26-12-4), notching its eighth straight victory, scored six goals on its first seven shots in the … Read more

LeBrun: The Weight of Being Bait for the Trade, From Sundin to Giroux to Kane, Toews

One of the things I’ve learned over the years is that we routinely underestimate the human side of things when it comes to the trade deadline. This is not fancy hockey. It’s real life. And when we talk about the possibility of some players moving before the deadline, you might be surprised at the impact … Read more

World junior Conor Bedard can tank the NHL in hyperdrive: LeBrun

There seems little doubt that this is the type of possibility and NHL The all-around tank-a-palooza franchise has to go for. There’s always a risk of overreacting to a junior player’s performance in the world, for good and bad, but what we’ve seen so far from Conor Bedard is stunning, from an astonishing 21 points … Read more

The Sharks have handed the Blackhawks 12 losses in their last 13 games

chicago — Eric Carlson He had two assists to extend his point streak to 13 games for the San Jose Sharks in a 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on Sunday. Carlson has 21 points (2 goals, 19 assists) through the streak, which is a San Jose record. Five players scored … Read more