Bryan Bickell has had a trying season with the Blackhawks.
Erik Gustafsson will play, as will Marian Hossa, when the Blackhawks host the Montreal Canadiens tonight at the United Center.
The Blackhawks announced Sunday that they have acquired forward Richard Panik from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Jeremy Morin.
When Erik Gustafsson was sent back to Rockford in mid-November, he knew he was in good standing with the Blackhawks.
Erik Gustafsson approached his latest time in Rockford as he had earlier in the season: play well for the team’s sake, naturally, but also for audition purposes.