MONTREAL – Patrick Sharp has been a big part of the Chicago Blackhawks’ offense these past few seasons. Even during the team’s scoring drought, he always fired plenty of shots.
KANATA, Ontario – It was looking like the ultimate feel-good story. Marian Hossa comes back to Ottawa, where his NHL career began and scores the game-winning goal for his 1,000th point.
Coach Joel Quenneville will decide the starting goaltender later on Wednesday but Corey Crawford could play when the Blackhawks face the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
Kris Versteeg felt some happiness and some relief when he scored his first goal of the season against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
You win some, you lose some: for the Chicago Blackhawks, this weekend featured too much of the latter and not enough of the former.