For the first 35 minutes of Friday’s game the Blackhawks were playing exactly how they wanted.
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin isn't afraid to lay a big hit on an opponent, but it cost him Friday vs. the Blackhawks.
Patrick Kane and Alex Ovechkin are two of the NHL’s biggest stars. Each has his talents. Each is prolific at scoring. Each can bring a style and flair to his goals.
1. Fill in for Sharpie. The Blackhawks will be without Patrick Sharp for the next few weeks, and while he's not all of their offense, he’s a really big part it.
David Rundblad will draw into the lineup and Corey Crawford gets the start in goal when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Washington Capitals tonight at the United Center.