Another defenseman played hero for the Blackhawks in the game's crunch time. This time, it was Duncan Keith.
Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville hinted after Game 5 that Scott Darling would still be his starter. On Friday, he confirmed that.
Corey Crawford joined a few other teammates for an optional practice at Johnny’s IceHouse West, working to rekindle his game that fared so well through most of the regular season.
NASHVILLE – The Blackhawks have always put a premium on starting well. Considering what happened in Game 1, it was stressed that much more on Friday.
Joel Quenneville called Scott Darling's Game 1 performance "one of the best relief performances you're going to see."
His teammates sure recognized it as well.