Originally posted on NBC Chicago  |  Last updated 12/5/11
More: That's the theme for tonight. Can the Hawks provide more of the defensive stability, penalty killing, and overall display of manhood that we saw in St. Louis? That's topped with more of the Phoenix Coyotes, who in a brilliant bit of NHL scheduling return to the West Side for the second time in six days. Quite frankly, we'd had enough of them after the last time they were here. There won't be any lineup changes for the Hawks, other than Corey Crawford resuming his normal spot between the two red posts. The margin for error is getting smaller for Crow, because after Ray Emery's strong performance, and the improved effort in front of him, in Missouri any further slip up will see Razor getting more starts than had been projected. While the Hawks need Crawford to work out his yips, and he can only really do that in games, they need points too. If Emery is more likely to get them at this stage, then that's the way the Hawks will go. It's not a long term solution, but temporary ones ...
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