DENVER — The Blackhawks knew they were going to have a challenging Saturday; it’s just part of the post-lockout NHL when you have a Dec. 27 road game.
DENVER – Waking up: the Blackhawks had to do it very early on Saturday morning, flying into Colorado the day of the game after the three-day Christmas break.
DENVER — Brad Richards and Michal Rozsival are out and Corey Crawford starts when the Blackhawks face the Colorado Avalanche tonight at the Pepsi Center.
1. This Avalanche will try to strike early.