The Blackhawks are bringing back two key veteran free agents from their Stanley Cup championship team.
Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville confirmed that winger Viktor Stalberg will return to the lineup tonight for Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals in Detroit.
Just two days after it looked like Dave Bolland was set for a return to the third line, the center was back on the Blackhawks’ second line at Monday’s practice.
Handzus will play in his first game with the Blackhawks tonight against the Blues and at Thursday’s morning skate, it became more apparent what his role will be.
The Blackhawks recalled forward Brandon Bollig Wednesday, filling the open spot on their roster.
The San Jose Sharks have dealt center Michal Handzus to the Chicago Blackhawks for a fourth-round draft pick.
Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal for Chicago on what would have been a San Jose power play and then added an empty-netter to seal the Blackhawks’ 5-3 victory Tuesday night in a matchup of the NHL’s top two teams.