The Chicago Blackhawks found a higher gear in the third period, and Brandon Saad helped finish off the Calgary Flames. Saad scored with 7:03 left, and the Blackhawks beat the Flames 2-1 on Sunday night for their 12th victory in the last 14 games.
It’s not yet known if Jonathan Toews will play Saturday against the Islanders.
Plus, the Blackhawks are upset with the circumstances of Corey Crawford’s injury.
Toews played a shift on the power play but was later ruled out.
In typical Devils fashion, the game was anything but exciting.
The road trip was a piece of cake for Chicago, which finished with five wins and just one loss.
Jannik Hansen scored three goals for his first NHL hat trick.
Patrick Kane and Kris Versteeg each had a goal and two assists.
Jay Zawaski shares five thoughts from the Blackhawks’ win Tuesday night.
“Our game is getting closer to becoming complete,” Joel Quenneville says.
“We’ve lost some tough games that we’re accustomed to winning,” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says.
Chicago got three first-period goals from defensemen.
Chicago is without a goal in its last 64 shots.
Michael Hutchinson had a perfect night against the Chicago Blackhawks he won’t forget.
Toews locked up an $84 million contract last summer.
Advanced metrics reflect well on Jeremy Morin, who now must prove himself to Joel Quenneville.
Scott Darling didn’t have to go far from home to fulfill his NHL dream.
A road trip to Detroit shows just how respected the Blackhawks are these days.
Patrick Sharp scored yet another goal against the Dallas Stars. The Chicago forward figured it made a difference only because of goalie Corey Crawford.
The Blackhawks look primed and loaded for another long playoff run, but they’re going to have to do it without their top prospect Teuvo Teravainen.