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.

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  • NHL Network’s E.J. Hradek talks Blackhawks

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia E.J. Hradek appears on NHL Now weekdays at 4:00 p.m. ET throughout the regular season. Recently, Chelsea Blogger picked his brain about all things Hawks in the midst of an interesting up-and-down year for the team. As of Monday, the Blackhawks have 61 points, five back of the Minnesota Wild for the second wild card. What’s the current state of the Blackhawks? The game changes fast now and it’s really driven by a lot of young talent. […]

  • Case for Patrick Kane Hart trophy strengthening

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia Consideration for Patrick Kane to win the Hart trophy as the league MVP is becoming less devil’s advocate and more practical by the game. The Hart is supposed to be awarded to the player most valuable to their team, not the most valuable in the league, not the best player, etc. “He’s been great, no doubt about that,” Blackhawks head coach Jeremy Colliton said following Friday’s 5-3 loss to the Avalanche. “I can just speak for […]

  • Blackhawks new-look second line impressing, Crawford “back to normal”

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia The Blackhawks second line of Alex DeBrincat, Dylan Strome and Dominik Kahun helped keep Chicago’s winning streak alive in a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. Dominik Kahun had two goals and an assist, Dylan Strome had a goal and two assists and Alex DeBrincat had three assists to help give the Hawks their seventh straight win. “It’s always a nice feeling when you score,” Kahun said. “But I think more important we […]

  • Catching up with John Scott

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia WGN Radio caught up with former Blackhawk and 2016 NHL All-Star MVP John Scott recently to discuss the state of the Blackhawks, an update on the movie based on his life, what it was like to play for Joel Quenneville and more. Scott, who played in 69 games with the Hawks (2010-2011 and 2011-2012), has a podcast called Dropping the Gloves with John Scott available on iTunes. The former 6’8 260-lb enforcer also has a book Guy […]

  • Kendall Coyne Schofield became first woman to compete in NHL All-Star Skills Competition

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia Kendall Coyne Schofield broke a hockey barrier in historic fashion Friday night. The 2018 Olympic gold medalist and Palos Heights native was asked to fill in for Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, who has a bruised foot, in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition’s Fastest Skater challenge. Coyne, 26, went first, kicking off both the Fastest Skater challenge and the skills competition, sporting her Team USA jersey to “USA, USA” chants from the San Jose crowd. She […]

  • Will The Kane and Toews Show continue after All-Star break?

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews have been providing fans with comfort during the most disappointing season since before their Stanley Cup run began. Like anything that picks up momentum, the last thing you want is time away from the ice to let it cool off (or harden?). … Enter All-Star break. The Blackhawks, who will likely be eliminated from playoff contention for a second consecutive year after 10 straight postseason appearances, have had a mostly down […]

  • Blackhawks getting everything from Toews

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia There’s nothing else you can ask Jonathan Toews to do this season. After a five-point game that included his sixth career hat trick on Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals in an 8-5 win, the Blackhawks captain surpassed his goal total from last season (20) after just 50 games this year. “It’s pretty cool any time you score a hat trick and just to be on the ice and be a part of […]

  • Delia in net, Jokiharju back for Blackhawks vs. Predators

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia Blackhawks goalie Collin Delia will start for the second consecutive game on Wednesday vs. the Predators. Delia is 3-1-1 with a 2.19 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage in five starts since being recalled on December 17. “It’s great to see,” Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said of Delia. “It’s not easy to be a young goaltender and find a way to earn an opportunity to play the way he has in this league, and then […]

  • Blackhawks drop Winter Classic to Bruins 4-2

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia The Blackhawks lost 4-2 to the Bruins at Notre Dame Stadium for the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on New Year’s Day Tuesday. It was Chicago’s fifth outdoor loss (1-5-0) and fourth Winter Classic they dropped (0-4-0). “It sucks we couldn’t get the win for our fans,” Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said. “It’s a memorable moment for everybody and you want to leave the game feeling a little bit better than we are right now, so […]

  • Blackhawks head to Notre Dame for Winter Classic vs. Bruins

    by Scott King @ScottKingMedia Will the fourth time be a charm at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. for the Blackhawks? That’s what Chicago, which has lost its previous three Winter Classics (0-3-0) and four of five outdoor games (1-4-0), hopes. After a poor start, the Blackhawks have won four of their past five games and seem to be finding a groove. The Bruins (21-14-4) hold the first wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Eastern Conference. […]

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