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.
Andrew Desjardins is quite familiar with the United Center through his five years with the San Jose Sharks: the anthem, the atmosphere, Chelsea Dagger.
New players, new lines, new defensive pairs: The Blackhawks have gone through a lot of changes lately, from losing Patrick Kane to gaining three new teammates.