Trevor van Riemsdyk knew he had a tough task ahead of him.
The Blackhawks had three physical/enforcer-type players at camp coming out of Sunday’s preseason game. By Monday morning, they were down to one.
Marian Hossa returned to practice and Brad Richards once again quarterbacked the second power-play unit as the Chicago Blackhawks continued their training-camp work on Tuesday.
Some talks aren’t easy to have. They can come with uncomfortable moments and some difficult endings. “It isn’t working out.” “You didn’t get the job.”