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Scott King is the co-host of WGN Radio’s “Blackhawks Crazy” podcast and a contributor to RedEye, the Chicago Tribune, the Wall Street Journal and Playboy.


Recent Articles
  • Catching up with Jeremy Roenick

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia One of the best Blackhawks forwards to play the game, Jeremy Roenick, now calls it exactly as he sees it as a hockey analyst for NBC Sports. WGN Radio recently caught up with Jeremy to get his take on the current state of the Blackhawks, awaiting Hall of Fame honors, and more. What was it exactly about the 2010 Stanley Cup Final that caused you to get emotional on the air after Game 6? I think […]

  • WGN Radio expands Blackhawks Convention coverage

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia This weekend at the 10th annual Blackhawks Convention, the radio home of the Blackhawks, WGN Radio, will be expanding their usual coverage of the event. Friday, the Roe Conn Show will broadcast live on 720AM and wgnradio.com from 3-7 p.m. in the Chicago Hilton’s NW Hall. There will also be a live on-stage episode of the Blackhawks Crazy podcast with Scott King and the radio voice of the Blackhawks, John  Wiedeman, from the Hilton’s Continental Ballroom […]

  • The stage is set for Alex DeBrincat at Blackhawks prospect camp

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia The Blackhawks’ annual prospect camp kicked off on Monday afternoon. Much like last year’s young talent showcase, with some spots open in the lineup, a good showing could eventually help propel a youngster to the NHL. “I’m confident in my abilities,” said 19-year-old forward Alex DeBrincat. DeBrincat, the OHL’s leading-scorer last season with 127 points, has the chance to secure himself a spot on the NHL stage at his second camp with Chicago. After swapping winger […]

  • Patrick Sharp returning to Chicago

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia It appears after losing one core member in defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson, the Blackhawks will be gaining one in forward Patrick Sharp. Sharp’s return was first reported by NHL.com’s Brian Hedger Friday night. The winger is reportedly coming back to the Windy City on a team-friendly free agent deal for one year through the 2017-2018 season with a one million dollar cap hit, according to the Chicago Sun Times’ Mark Lazerus. It’s likely the Hawks got a […]

  • Breaking down the Blackhawks’ good, but painful trades

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia Stan Bowman said there would be change following the Blackhawks’ very early exit in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, but no one thought there would be this much change. Wednesday morning forward Marian Hossa and the Hawks announced Hossa and his 5.275 million dollar cap hit would miss the 2017-2018 season due to a “progressive skin disorder.” Friday morning, mere hours before the Hawks and Chicago hosted its first ever NHL Draft, […]

  • Meet the Blackhawks’ 2017 draft picks

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia Following the biggest blockbuster trades of the offseason on Friday, the Blackhawks made their first draft pick, eventually, at number 29 overall in the first round. Chicago traded the number 26 pick to Dallas for the number 29 and number 70 overall picks earlier in the draft. The team selected Finnish defenseman Henri Jokiharu at 29. The 18-year-old blueliner registered 48 points in 71 games with the Portland Winterhawks (WHL) last season. “I’m a real good […]

  • Blackhawks draft defenseman Henri Jokiharju

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia The Blackhawks had already made the biggest splash in the hockey world on Friday morning well before the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago even started. Several hours before the first round of the first ever Windy City NHL Draft began, the Hawks traded three-time Stanley Cup champion Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Phoenix Coyotes for defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin. Moments later Chicago traded 2016 rookie of the year Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue […]

  • Blackhawks lose TVR to Vegas Golden Knights

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia The Blackhawks lost defenseman and 2015 Stanley Cup champion Trevor van Riemsdyk in Wednesday night’s NHL expansion draft to the Vegas Golden Knights. The 25-year-old blueliner, and New Jersey native, tallied 16 points in 56 games last season and registered a +/- rating of +17. HosSay It Ain’t So: After a report from Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman stated Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa may miss the 2017-2018 season due to an allergy to equipment, Hossa and the Hawks released […]

  • As sweep dust settles, Blackhawks answer tough questions

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia Blackhawks vice president and general manager Stan Bowman set the tone right away at the team’s devastatingly early end of the year press conference on Saturday morning. “I’ll start off here by saying I’m completely, completely disappointed,” Bowman said. “It’s unacceptable to be standing where we are today. I’m frustrated, I’m angry. This was a tough, tough loss for us all to take.” Bowman told the media Joel Quenneville will be back as the Blackhawks head […]

  • Predators sweep Blackhawks, who “needed more”

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia If Blackhawks fans could have comprehended what happened Thursday night, they would have toppled over as if they were punched in the gut by a prize fighter twice their size. When they wake up Friday morning, they’ll soon realize it wasn’t a nightmare, the Blackhawks lost game four 4-1 in Nashville and the Predators completed the sweep in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs. To shed some light on why this particular sweep […]