The Blackhawks put on another clinic, downing the New York Islanders 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Scoring droughts and scoring streaks, bad bounces and good bounces: the Blackhawks have experienced a little of all of those this season, as any team usually does.
Kris Versteeg wasn’t mincing words following Monday’s practice when he wasn’t on the top four lines, usually an indication of an upcoming healthy scratch.
It was only a few weeks ago when the Blackhawks were looking far up at the Nashville Predators and, to some extent the St. Louis Blues, in the Central Division standings.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Breaking up is hard to do. Breaking out, however, can be kind of fun.