Last year, the American Indian Center of Chicago ended its relationship with the team over its continued use of a real man as its mascot.
Coming in as an emergency goalie after two of Chicago's goalies were out of commission, Foster stopped all seven shots he saw in 14 minutes of play. Pretty good for a beer-leaguer.
We also add a new entry to the hockey dictionary and revisit an infamous brawl between the Blackhawks and Blues—the 1991 St. Patrick's Day Massacre.
We looked at some teams and players who could take advantage of the NHL's cap increase next season, which is set to be the biggest jump in years.
What a surprise, the Blackhawks got another Winter Classic game. Enough is enough already.
With Chicago's Hossa likely going on long-term injury reserve and not retiring, both player and team have exposed a financially-beneficial loophole. That's cap circumvention at its finest.
The Chicago Blackhawks winger has been quietly dealing with a skin disorder reportedly caused by his hockey equipment, and the medication's side effects have made it impossible to play next year.
The Western Conference will provide plenty of storylines in the first round: The Chicago dynasty, two teams (Anaheim and Calgary) that hate each other, and Connor McDavid's playoff debut.
And surely the strangest of his career.
Stop me if you've heard this before: The Washington Capitals are the clear favorites to win the Stanley Cup.