Chicago Tribune

Blackhawks humbled by season gone wrong: 'It sucks and it's kind of embarrassing'

One thing the aftermath of being mathematically eliminated from the postseason lacked for the Blackhawks was shock.

A 5-1 loss to the Avalanche on Tuesday, the team's fourth in a row and sixth in seven games, put a permanent and appropriate seal on a season gone wrong.

"It sucks and it's kind of embarrassing," defenseman Connor Murphy said. "It's hard. You play to make the

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune4 min readSociety
Commentary: An Unhealthy Trend: Fewer Americans Have A Primary Care Doctor
"It's going to be like breaking up with everyone you know." That's what a colleague predicted three years ago when I took a new job in Chicago and would leave hundreds of my primary care patients in Boston. She was right. Six months of serial breakup
Chicago Tribune3 min read
Commentary: Don't Allow Historic Anti-redlining Law To Be Weakened
As a nation, we have a duty to end the lasting legacy of discrimination in housing and mortgage finance that lies at the core of the staggering and enduring wealth gap between whites and Americans of color. The Community Reinvestment Act, a historic
Chicago Tribune3 min readPolitics
Editorial: Impeachment Is A Stain On Trump's Record. Censure Would Be Another
The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, which begins Tuesday, is both historic and anticlimactic. For just the third time in the republic's 243 years, a president faces possible removal from office for the constitutional offenses of h