Tuesday night’s win was the 500th regular season game behind the bench in Chicago for coach Joel Quenneville, who has led the resurrection of the franchise. He has put together the best resume of any coach in the long, storied history of the Blackhawks.
At 3:51 into the second period on Tuesday night, Patrick Kane deposited a rebound and collected the 200th regular season goal of his NHL career. He is the 20th player to score 200 goals in the Indian head.
Daniel Carcillo has now been suspended nine times and fined another three times during nine-season NHL career.
The Blackhawks had Saturday night off between home games, and the Dallas Stars had to travel to Chicago after a home win over Washington before an early start.
But the Hawks had no answer for Cody Eakin and company, and lost their second home game in three days.
In the Blackhawks’ most physical game of the season, Teuvo Teravainen scored his first NHL goal but it was in vain as the visiting Winnipeg Jets won their fourth straight at the United Center.
On Thursday morning, ESPN NHL Draft and Prospect analyst Corey Pronman released his rankings of the top 50 prospects in the NHL. Two Blackhawks prospects made his list, but with one notable name not making the list.
Jonathan Toews and Nick Foligno were named captains of the 2015 NHL All-Star Game on Wednesday morning. Toews will not have Patrick Kane on his team this time, however.
Kane and LA Kings defenseman Drew Doughty were named assistant captains of Team Foligno. Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf and New York Rangers forward Rick Nash as assistant captains of Team Toews.
With the Blackhawks having a rare four day break in mid-January, and a number of the Hawks top prospects having performed well recently in the college ranks, let’s take a moment to catch up with how some recent draft picks are performing in the NCAA.
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For the second time in four days, the Blackhawks added to the growing frustration of the Minnesota Wild. This time at the United Center, another Chicago scoring barrage buried the Wild quickly.
Brandon Saad scored twice, the first of which was his 100th career point in the NHL, but he was the sum of the Blackhawks offense as the host Edmonton Oilers hammered the visitors 5-2.