This isn’t how Sheldon Brookbank wanted to get into the lineup, but here he is nonetheless.
1. Achievement, thy name is discipline. Discipline is what sets apart the best from the rest and has been a trademark of this Blackhawks team the last six years.
The St. Louis Blues weren’t too happy about their captain David Backes being felled by Brent Seabrook in Game 2 of their first-round series on Saturday.
They’ve lost two games in agonizing fashion, the second more crushing than the first. They lost one of their top defensemen to a three-game suspension.