Forward Joakim Nordstrom and defenseman Mike Kostka could exhale a little on Monday.
By Mark Maxwell
Coach Quenneville is back on the ice with his team, preparing to begin another season only 98 days removed from hoisting the Stanley Cup in Boston.
Marcus Kruger probably had a surprised look on his face when he was first broached about becoming a penalty killer.
Who knew it would turn into his calling card.
Ben Smith didn’t have to ponder the question long.
Seven months removed from the end of the NHL lockout, the league's work stoppage may actually serve as a positive for a few potential members of the Blackhawks.