Hawks fall to Brodeur, Devils in shootout

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Hawks fall to Brodeur, Devils in shootout

NEWARK, N.J. -- Brent Seabrook tied the game with 11:26 remaining in regulation, but Travis Zajac had the shootout winner as the Devils took a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday night.

Andrew Shaw was the Blackhawks' fifth-round shootout selection, and the rookie hit the post on his attempt.

Petr Sykora gave the Devils an early 1-0 lead with his power-play goal, one on which the Devils capitalized on a bad Blackhawks line change. Martin Brodeur stopped 37 of 38 while Corey Crawford stopped 21 of 22 shots.

Fire fans swarm O'Hare to greet Bastian Schweinsteiger

Fire fans swarm O'Hare to greet Bastian Schweinsteiger

In the age of social media you can track something like Bastian Schweinsteiger's flight to Chicago in almost real-time.

The Chicago Fire publicized Schweinsteiger's Tuesday arrival in Chicago, giving fans details of when his plane was expected to arrive and at what terminal.

First, Schweinsteiger and his former tennis player wife, Ana Ivanovic, both tweeted photos to their millions of followers about their trip.

Once they arrived, the mob scene at O'Hare was on. Schweinsteiger was greeted by hundreds of fans.

Check out the video above for some footage of Schweinsteiger's arrival.

He will be introduced formally with a press conference on Wednesday at 3 p.m. from the Fire Pitch in Chicago. The press conference will air on CSN+ and be streamed live on CSNChicago.com.

Hawks Talk Podcast: What's the cause of recent struggles?

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Hawks Talk Podcast: What's the cause of recent struggles?

On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd discuss the latest slump and how much does Artem Anisimov's injury play a role in their struggles?

Konroyd tells us he was surprised by Ryan Hartman's benching in Tampa.

The guys play the game, playoff minutes or press box minutes?  They run through the players who are on the bubble when it comes to postseason play.

They also discuss the Hawks chances of overtaking Washington for the President's trophy.

Plus, Konroyd breaks down possible first round opponents: St Louis, Calgary and Nashville.