The Blackhawks winger hopes his latest setback doesn’t derail a career year.
Like usual, coach Joel Quenneville is juggling the lineup.
Versteeg has been out since injuring his hand on Jan. 1.
The Blackhawks’ winger has missed a month with a fracture in his left hand.
Versteeg practiced Thursday in a non-contract jersey.
Kris Versteeg’s injury opens the door for the Blackhawks’ top prospect, Teuvo Teravainen.
At long last, the Blackhawks have recalled their top prospect, and he is expected to play Sunday when the Dallas Stars visit the United Center.
Playing with heavy hearts, Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks earned a difficult win.
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.
With the game tied 3-3, Kane’s unassisted goal at 9:12 came after goalie Jonas Hiller turned over the puck behind his net.
Chicago is excited to prove itself against some of the West’s best on the road.
Jay Zawaski is talking defensive replacements, Brad Richards and Kris Versteeg.
Patrick Kane and Kris Versteeg each had a goal and two assists.
“For a young kid, the most unusual thing is how consistent he’s been,” Joel Quenneville says.
Also, Daniel Carcillo is nearing a return from injury.
Corey Crawford has an upper-body injury.
Kris Versteeg has suffered a lower-body injury.
The Blackhawks have been wheeling and dealing this weekend.
“I can only focus on what I’m doing,” Johnny Oduya says.