The Blackhawks were looking to end their regular-season schedule at the United Center with a bang. It ended with more of a whimper.
The word came up a few times, mainly from Kris Versteeg in talking about the Minnesota Wild.
You would expect Bryan Bickell to get a different gleam in his eye when the Minnesota Wild is the opponent.
When Patrick Kane spoke to the media last week, he said there were a few shots, namely one-timers and slap shots, he still couldn’t take.
On Tuesday, Kane was taking those shots.