Marcus Kruger


1. Better job at the dots.


DENVER – Michael Paliotta will make his NHL debut and Scott Darling will get the start in goal when the Blackhawks complete their regular-season schedule against the Colorado Avalanche tonight.


ST. LOUIS – Kyle Baun will play in his second consecutive game but Marcus Kruger will be out when the Blackhawks face the St. Louis Blues Thursday night.


We have reached the end – at least the end of the regular season. The playoffs are beginning next week, the Blackhawks having clinched a spot last Thursday, but they’re not entirely done yet.


When Andrew Desjardins was traded to the Blackhawks at the deadline, there was some question to where he would fit in the lineup.