We all remember that November image of a frustrated Marian Hossa, who flipped his stick in the air after Anaheim goaltender Frederik Andersen stopped what looked to be a sure goal.
How did that not go in?
The wait to see if Andrew Shaw’s late shot crossed completely took a while, so long that Arizona Coyotes coach Dave Tippett and Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, old friends from their Hartford W
Ben Smith is pretty cognizant of the Central Division standings and where the Blackhawks fall among them. This time of year, he’s that much more aware.
LOS ANGELES – Another close game, another tie late in a game, another time when the Blackhawks don’t get any points out of said game.