Brandon Saad stood in the Chicago Blackhawks locker room prior to Tuesday’s opener, no longer the new kid of the group. More like a veteran, really, even at the tender age of 20.
Just two minutes into the Blackhawks' home-opener, Brandon Bollig nearly jumped out of his skin.
It was hard to say which display was more impressive on Tuesday night: the one the Chicago Blackhawks were treated to when they unfurled their latest Stanley Cup banner or the one the Washington C
Washington got its first lead of the night at 4-3 in the third period of Tuesday night's season-opener, but, as became an oft-used phrase Tuesday, that didn't last long.