Vladimir Tarasenko


The Blackhawks have been looking for elusive road victories this season. Their starts, they’ve said, have usually been their culprit.

On Saturday they got the start and the finish.


The Blues have been plagued by injuries through the first several weeks of the NHL season: Paul Stastny is recovering from a broken foot, Kevin Shattenkirk continues to be nagged by a groin injury


Almost one year ago to the day, the St. Louis Blues exited the United Center with a 4-2 loss in hand, marking the second of six straight games they dropped to close out their regular season.


Marcus Kruger will play and Corey Crawford will start when the Blackhawks host the St. Louis Blues tonight at the United Center.


ST. LOUIS — For the Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, it was all about finish.