It’s a line that’s benefitted the Los Angeles Kings greatly this postseason, one that’s combined Anze Kopitar, Marian Gaborik and, most of the time, Dustin Brown.
Andrew Shaw will join the Blackhawks at practice tomorrow, and coach Joel Quenneville said the team will assess that before seeing when he can return to the lineup.
Role players: they’re called that because they certainly have their parts to play, especially during the postseason.
Andrew Shaw skated on Saturday morning but he will be out on Sunday when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.
The feeling coming out of the second round was certainly happiness and, perhaps, a little relief.