BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Viktor Tikhonov will play in his first NHL game since the 2008-09 season and Corey Crawford gets the start when the Blackhawks face the New York Islanders Friday night.
Viktor Svedberg’s size is the first thing you notice when he’s on the ice. When you’re 6-foot-9, you’re easy to find.
Coach Joel Quenneville talked of how the Blackhawks had to respond once that Stanley Cup banner was lifted into the United Center rafters. They had to flip the switch immediately.
There were plenty of changes for the Blackhawks this offseason, mainly among the forward and defenseman groups.
Patrick Sharp stood in the hallway, catching up with some former teammates after the Blackhawks-Dallas Stars game.