They’ve lost two games in agonizing fashion, the second more crushing than the first. They lost one of their top defensemen to a three-game suspension.
In the days leading up to the postseason, Jeremy Morin was unsure whether he'd crack the Blackhawks' lineup in the first round of the playoffs.
As the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs kick off, the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues prepare to face off in their first-round matchup beginning Thursday night.
Role players: They’re usually responsible for doing the nitty-gritty work, playing the grinding game. It can be a dirty job, but someone on the team has to do it.
Jeremy Morin said he didn’t know if he was in the Chicago Blackhawks’ lineup to start the postseason. The white-with-red-trim sweater he wore during Tuesday’s practice, however, gave it away.