David Rundblad


NASHVILLE – The Blackhawks have always put a premium on starting well. Considering what happened in Game 1, it was stressed that much more on Friday.


DENVER – Michael Paliotta will make his NHL debut and Scott Darling will get the start in goal when the Blackhawks complete their regular-season schedule against the Colorado Avalanche tonight.


We have reached the end – at least the end of the regular season. The playoffs are beginning next week, the Blackhawks having clinched a spot last Thursday, but they’re not entirely done yet.


Brad Richards will miss the final three regular-season games with an upper-body injury and Kyle Baun will make his NHL debut when the Blackhawks host the Minnesota Wild tonight at the United Cente


Marcus Kruger will play and Corey Crawford will start when the Blackhawks host the St. Louis Blues tonight at the United Center.