Hawks center Jake Dowell was a healthy scratch for the first time all season Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings. The scratch came a day after Dowell was benched in the third period of a loss to the Anaheim Ducks. Asked why Dowell didn’t play in the final 20 minutes, coach Joel Quenneville said
LOS ANGELES — Hawks center Jonathan Toews and defenseman Duncan Keith were named to the NHL’s All-Star team Tuesday. Toews and Keith were two of six players voted in by fans. Toews was second among forwards with 407,676 votes and Keith was second among defensemen with 303,638. The other four players voted in by fans
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jonathan Toews and his injured right shoulder continue to improve at a rapid pace. The Hawks captain returned to practice Saturday and skated again Sunday, and now there’s a chance he could play Monday night against the Kings in Los Angeles.
Pat Foley and Eddie Olczyk, one of the best and most respected tandems in broadcasting, were signed to three-year contract extensions on Thursday. Foley’s and Olczyk’s credentials speak for themselves. They have a combined 38 years of experience in the Hawks organization.
Hawks captain Jonathan Toews will be out two weeks with a shoulder injury suffered Tuesday night against the Blues. The Hawks feel fortunate it’s not a long-term injury. But any injury to Toews is bad news despite the severity. The Hawks are looking at playing seven games without Toews.
ST. LOUIS — Patrick Kane is set to return from his ankle injury Tuesday against the Blues. “I’m pretty excited and pretty happy about it,” Kane said following the Hawks’ morning skate at the Scottrade Center. “Skating and everything, shooting and everything, it’s pretty fine. We’ll see how it is during the game. Right now,