The Chicago Blackhawks are favorites to win the Stanley Cup again in 2016, per online bookmaker Bovada.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is among those declaring that Chicago is a dynasty.
Although Chicago's salary cap situation will likely lead to the 2015-16 squad looking significantly different, Blackhawks president John McDonough isn't worried.
Coach Joel Quenneville was pleased with the effort he got from Antoine Vermette and Kris Versteeg in Saturday's Game 5 win over Tampa Bay.
The Lightning will be in tough against the Blackhawks in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals Saturday night even if the contest is in Tampa.
Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville is on the verge of a rare milestone, as Game 2 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final will mark his 200th career postseason bench appearance.
It looks as if the Blackhawks will ice the same lineup in Game 2 of the Cup finals as they did in Game 1.
Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz has faith that GM Stan Bowman will be able to navigate Chicago through the difficult cap issues ahead.
The Chicago Blackhawks have a 4-4 record this postseason when they allow the first goal of the game.
It does not appear that Chicago coach Joel Quenneville will make any lineup changes for Game 7 of the Western Conference final Saturday night.
Joel Quenneville became the Blackhawks coach, Chicago is 16-0 in contests after a series is tied at 2-2.
Hawks head coach Joel Quenneville said he was very happy for Antoine Vermette after he scored the overtime winning goal on Saturday.
Even though they have proven they can win Stanley Cups without significant power-play production, the Blackhawks would be wise to address their floundering play with the man advantage.
The Chicago penalty-killing unit will have its hands full with Anaheim's lethal power play.