The Blackhawks have been looking for a jolt, something to get them going in the right direction. They may be getting it on their blueline.
Considering the turnover the Blackhawks went through this offseason, some stumbling was to be expected.
Brandon Mashinter will get his first start with the Blackhawks when they face the New Jersey Devils Thursday night at the United Center.
For Michal Rozsival, Thursday carries some significance on his long road to recovery.
Brandon Mashinter was stocking up on groceries when he got the call from Rockford general manager Mark Bernard.