Niklas Hjalmarsson left practice early on Friday, but he will make the trip to Dallas, where the Chicago Blackhawks will play the Stars on Saturday.
Brandon Pirri's made a number of trips from Rockford to Chicago and back since his professional career began, but over the last month he's made a point to prove he's now where he belongs.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ top line was setting the pace right from the start, attacking, shooting and, eventually scoring. And when the Blackhawks are dictating the pace, they’re hard to stop.
The Chicago Blackhawks began their Stanley Cup defense just over a month ago. As their November schedule begins, they’re not doing so shabby: 9-2-4 and sitting fifth in the Western Conference.
The Blackhawks kept saying it through those games where getting just two goals seemed like a chore: the offense will come. In their last few days, it has.