There had been some speculation that the captain would return, but head coach Joel Quenneville said Toews will instead miss his 21st straight game.
The Blackhawks activated forward Marcus Kruger from injured reserve Friday and sent Ben Smith to Rockford.
Patrick Kane’s goal in the second round of a shootout clinched the Chicago Blackhawks’ fifth straight victory on the road, 4-3 over the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the Western Conference.
Patrick Sharp and Jonathan Toews each scored in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks stretched their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
The Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville didn’t get to be with his team for their win this time, but the team was able to put their worries aside.
The Wild go into the break on a roll, with four wins in five games after the comeback victory. Chicago lost its second straight after a 5-0-1 stretch.
After suffering their worst loss of the season so far to the Oilers Friday night, the Blackhawks returned to their championship performance.
Everyone saw how losing Marian Hossa would affect the team Friday night against the Oilers. After scrambling to learn from their mistakes in the 7-4 loss, the team looks for a victory against the Wild.
At the Minnesota Wild Prospect camp on Sunday, prospect Jarod Palmer made one of the more imaginative shootout goals when he whiffed on the slap shot and then kicked the puck to himself. While some […]