CALGARY, Alberta — Jake Dowell and Jack Skille, Wisconsin natives and big Packers fans, didn’t have too much of a chance to revel in their team’s Super Bowl win over the Steelers Sunday night. After all, they were in Canada and not in Wisconsin on Sunday.
Offensively, Dave Bolland is on fire. The pesky center has seven goals in his last nine games, and he’s playing some of his best hockey overall. “Bounces are going my way,” said Bolland, who has 12 goals and 25 points. “Things are popping and going.”
CALGARY, Alberta — It’s been almost two weeks since Corey Crawford last played. But the rookie will be in the Blackhawks’ net Monday against the Calgary Flames. “We have a lot confidence in him,” coach Joel Quenneville said. “He deserves a chance to play. … He had one game over a long stretch that wasn’t
Here’s the full transcript of Patrick Sharp’s press conference after winning the MVP of the All-Star Game.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Patrick Sharp has the bragging rights among the Hawks’ four All Stars — and a new car. Sharp was named the most valuable player of the All-Star Game, recording a goal, two assists, five shots on goal and a plus-2.
The last thing the Blackhawks want to see is Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa, two of their best all-around players, sitting out practice. And, there the Hawks were Tuesday morning without Toews and Hossa. Both players missed the team’s morning skate before they host the Wild at the United Center.