The Blackhawks are without Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane for the remainder of the regular season. And while that's certainly not ideal, there could be a silver lining to all this.
Andrew Shaw finds himself in a very enviable, yet unenviable position.
After dropping their last three consecutive games, the Blackhawks will look to rebound against the Minnesota Wild.
Only six games remain on the regular-season schedule, as the playoffs loom in the not-too-distant future.
Bryan Bickell has been patiently waiting to play again. It looks like his wait is over.