When the Blackhawks went through their salary-cap changes last summer, they knew their roster would change. They would have to reconfigure lines and defensive pairs.
Brandon Saad lined up at center ice once again with Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa for the opening face-off on Saturday. Only this time he was across from them.
Once upon a time I received an email that started off, “You’re good, you’re not great.”
Corey Crawford summed it up as well as anyone.
Brandon Saad walked down the United Center hallway, stopping several feet short of the home locker room and turning into the visitor’s room.