- The Chicago Blackhawks take on the Dallas Stars tonight at 7:00pm CT. The game will air on Comcast Sportsnet in Chicago.
- Previews: NHL, ESPN, The Committed Indian, Second City Hockey
- Corey Crawford will be in net for the Blackhawks. (@NHLBlackhawks) Kari Lehtonen will backstop the Stars. (dallasnews.com)
- Injury Report: Patrick Sharp skated with the team for the second straight day, but it’s too early to tell when he’ll return from his shoulder injury. (@NHLBlackhawks) For the Stars, Jamie Benn is a game-time decision. Ryan Garbutt will most likely miss the game with a hand injury. (NHL) Aaron Rome is still out with a foot injury. (dallasnews.com)
- The Blackhawks got their defense back on track against the Columbus Blue Jackets after giving up six goals in two consecutive games. (Chicago Tribune) Gee, do you think the three days off helped?
- Daniel Carcillo knows he has to produce after being a healthy scratch on Thursday. (Chicago Tribune) Maybe watching Brandon Bollig get four shots on goal in Thursday’s game will motivate him.
- Andrew Shaw is feeling more comfortable in his role at center, as part of Coach Joel Quenneville‘s annual “Try Everyone At Center” party. (CSN Chicago)
- Speaking of Coach Q, here he is talking to the media after today’s morning skate.
- Patrick Kane also spoke to the media after today’s morning skate.