Despite having one of the worst power plays in the NHL, the Blackhawks insist their not concerned. They see positive signs in everywhere and feel it's just a matter of time before they connect.
Nick Leddy was just 19 when he joined the Chicago Blackhawks last fall and according to his teammates he's become more mature and confident out on the ice.
Daniel Carcillo will miss Saturday night's game vs. Columbus and Monday's contest vs. Nashville after being suspended two games for a hit on Carolina's Joni Pitkanen on Friday.
Daniel Carcillo is still searching for a pair of Blackhawks firsts: a goal and a fight. In the meantime, he continues to keep his teammates on edge with endless banter and solid play on a lethal line combo.
Patrick Kane said he heard from plenty of friends after his spin-o-rama assist on Marian Hossas goal on Tuesday night.
The Blackhawks continue their two-game road trip tonight in Colorado as they face the red-hot Avalanche who are winners of their last five games. Corey Crawford will get the start in net. Coverage starts at 7:30 on CSN.
Besides their strong start on the ice, these Blackhawks are off to just as impressive of a start off it. They enjoy one another and the fun has returned to team plane and bus rides writes Tracey Myers.
Marian Hossa will travel with the Blackhawks to Phoenix and Colorado and coach Joel Quenneville is hopeful he will play Tuesday. Ben Smith is progressing and may make the trip as well.
Marian Hossa suffered an upper-body injury and will be a game-time decision while Viktor Stalberg could return to the ice when the Blackhawks host the Bruins Saturday.
The Blackhawks recalled goaltender Alex Salak from the Rockford IceHogs Wednesday morning as they prepare to host the Winnipeg Jets.