After trading Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom to Carolina on Friday, the Blackhawks opened up some cap space to re-sign Marcus Kruger.
The NHL Draft is officially over, which means it's time to take an early look at how each team in the Central Division fared.
The Blackhawks had the right amount of confidence and caution as they headed to Minnesota on Monday afternoon.
DENVER — Well, it was looking like the Blackhawks could finish this regular season with a victory.
DENVER — Patrick Sharp scored his 16th goal of the season but Jarome Iginla scored two power-play goals, including the winner, as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Blackhawks, 3-2.