The desperation was there for the Blackhawks. It just took until the third period for it to materialize.
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.
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville could talk about that overtime no-goal in a relaxed tone on Monday night, even laughing about his “It’s a goal, it’s not a goal,” banter with good friend and Ariz
The Blackhawks knew their first game back at the United Center was going to be a tough one.