At the beginning of the season coach Joel Quenneville was asked about the Blackhawks’ lack of scoring. It was early, and perhaps players were a little rusty. Quenneville wasn’t worried.
Teuvo Teravainen came out with the Blackhawks’ second power-play unit during Saturday afternoon’s practice.
There have been ups and downs. There have been slow starts and hectic endings. There have been key players lost and key players acquired.
Antoine Vermette had a few prime scoring chances that he just missed against the Edmonton Oilers. But the newest Blackhawks forward didn’t get discouraged.