Jonathan Toews looked healthy after Monday’s optional skate. He looked fresh, he looked relaxed and he looked rejuvenated.
The Blackhawks and Blues have more in common heading into their first-round playoff meeting than you might think.
Namely, the two teams are both battling injuries. Big ones.
The Chicago Blackhawks will open the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the St. Louis Blues at 7 p.m. on Thursday night. Coverage begins on Comcast SportsNet at 6:30 p.m.