Special teams: they can make or break a game, swing momentum in your favor or send it over to the other team.
Brad Richards is in somewhat unfamiliar territory, adjusting to a new team and new linemates.
Trevor van Riemsdyk knew he had a tough task ahead of him.
Marian Hossa was out with a lower-body issue and Ryan Hartman skated for the first time in about a week as the Blackhawks returned to practice on Monday.
And then, there were 28.
The Blackhawks made another round of training camp cuts on Monday, sending six players to the Rockford IceHogs.