A long, historic rivalry faced some changes at the start of the 2013-14 season, placing the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings not only into separate divisions, but also separate conferences
Corey Crawford will start and Johnny Oduya will play when the Chicago Blackhawks face the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
1. Fill in for Sharpie. The Blackhawks will be without Patrick Sharp for the next few weeks, and while he's not all of their offense, he’s a really big part it.
The Blackhawks liked just about everything from their game against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.
When Patrick Sharp went down with a right-leg injury on Tuesday, coach Joel Quenneville said the left wing would be out “a bit.” On Thursday, “a bit” turned out to be a few weeks.