Columbus Blue Jackets


1. Keep getting to the greasy areas in Columbus — Without Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane in your line up, scoring becomes a little more difficult.


Line combinations can sometimes be rolls of the dice. You want the right chemistry, the right fit and the right mix of attributes.


1. Compete level needs to be higher. The Blackhawks are in the home stretch of a very long season. They can see the finish line.


After falling to the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, the Blackhawks are returning to the United Center tonight to host the Columbus Blue Jackets.