Once upon a September, a journeyman goaltender surprised all out of Blackhawks training camp.
The Blackhawks earned their seventh consecutive playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.
The Blackhawks’ first big chance to clinch a playoff berth came on Thursday night and they didn’t waste any time doing just that.
Marcus Kruger scored on a breakaway and was a positive force in the Blackhawks' 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
It wasn't long ago that Teuvo Teravainen was sent back down the the AHL's Rockford IceHogs when the Blackhawks didn't have an open spot for him among the team's top-nine forwards.