When the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins met last June, it was for all the marbles and a big, shiny trophy that’s been around for more than a century.
Ben Smith wasn’t expecting the call he got last June, the last-minute one that put him into the lineup for Game 3 against the Boston Bruins when Marian Hossa was ruled out.
Kris Versteeg will play and Corey Crawford will start when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins at the United Center on Sunday morning.
The Blackhawks welcome in the red-hot Anaheim Ducks into the United Center on Friday night.
Bryan Bickell will do whatever it takes to get his game back: take more shots, work harder in practice, even watch a little video of his memorable and impactful postseason.