NEW YORK – The Blackhawks knew there were going to be growing pains in the early going, a side effect of their summer roster turnover.
It didn't take long for Artemi Panarin to officially introduce himself to Chicago.
The open place in the rafters, the one that’s sitting there among several Stanley Cup banners, was easy to spot. Blackhawks players saw it, for sure.
Here we are, folks, with another regular season about to begin.
Patrick Sharp stood in the hallway, catching up with some former teammates after the Blackhawks-Dallas Stars game.