The standings almost always look upside down after the first week, so we'll try not to overreact.
Coach Joel Quenneville left New York on Friday night happier with the Blackhawks in Game 2 than in Game 1, but saying he needed to see more for Game 3.
“We have to be better,” he said.
The Blackhawks’ second line of Artemi Panarin, Artem Anisimov and Patrick Kane has gotten the lion’s share of the publicity this early season, and for good reason.
NEW YORK – Not every game is going to be great in an 82-game season. There are going to be those nights when teams struggle with passes or chemistry, offense or defense.
NEW YORK – The Blackhawks knew there were going to be growing pains in the early going, a side effect of their summer roster turnover.