Black Eyes, Like A Doll’s Eyes: Blackhawks vs. San Jose Sharks Preview

March 14, 2011

8:00 PM EDT/7:00 PM CDT

Versus, TSN2, WGN Radio 720

Chicago Blackhawks
Record: 37-24-8
Points: 82
Western Conference Standing: 7th
Central Division Standing: 2nd


San Jose Sharks
Record: 39-22-8
Points: 86
Western Conference Standing: 3rd
Pacific Division Standing: 1st

The enemy’s G9 Sports site: Bleeding Teal


Okay, Blackhawks.

Here’s the deal.

You win today’s game, and you climb up to 4th place again.

You lose, and you just might fall out of playoff contention. Again.

Could you finally beat the Sharks tonight? Please? This is the last time you see them in the regular season. I know you haven’t beat them at all yet. I know it sucks to be playing against Antti Niemi, but that’s what’s up. Deal with it and win this game. You need it.


Previous Game

Chicago lost against Washington 4-3 on Sunday in overtime

San Jose lost against the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday in a shootout


Injury Report

CHI: Defenseman Jordan Hendry will miss the rest of the season after having knee surgery on a torn ACL. Defenseman Brian Campbell (foot) is out. Forward Dave Bolland (concussion) is questionable. (

SJS: Forward Scott Nichol (upper body) and defenseman Kent Huskins (upper body) are most likely out for tonight’s game. (



Duncan Keith, CHI: “We need [points]. To take some positives, we got the one point. We battled back to get it — take that going into the next game and use that as motivation to get two points tomorrow.” (

Dan Boyle, SJS: “We’re at the point of the season now where a point isn’t good enough. We had our chances, for sure. You never know if that point could cost us in the end. Hopefully it doesn’t.” (





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