CHICAGO (CBS) — The Blackhawks have been left with an unexpectedly long break between games after two more were postponed this week.

With Marc-Andre Fleury in COVID protocols, Kevin Lankinen is shifting back into the top spot in the net.

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He said this season has been about learning from his All-Star teammate.

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“On the ice and off the ice, it’s been great to just see him and learn from him. I think you probably don’t have a better guy to learn from on the ice. I think he’s probably the most competitive goalie I’ve ever seen,” Lankinen said. “I think you see his work habits in practice and how that reflects his game time – so that’s a big learning lesson for me as well.”

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The Blackhawks are scheduled to play the Predators in Nashville on Saturday.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff