There’s a certain ripple effect from spending a weekend in Nashville.
Marian Hossa is out for tonight’s game, and Nikolai Khabibulin was placed on injured reserve as the Chicago Blackhawks prepared to host the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night at the United Center.
By Paul Roumeliotis
The weekly NHL Power Rankings were released on Friday and the Blackhawks have claimed the No. 1 spot after being ranked No. 2 last week.
A few years back when I was doing the research for my 2005 book, The Chicago Bears and Super Bowl XX: The Rise and Self-Destruction of the Greatest Football Team in History, I had dinner with Richa