Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/5/13

CHICAGO - MAY 23: Head coach Joel Quenneville of the Chicago Blackhawks answers questions after the Blackhawks defeated the San Jose Sharks to advance to the Stanley Cup in Game Four of the Western Conference Finals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 23, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Coach Joel Quenneville plans to make full use of the Blackhawks roster early in the season. To that end he said he will insert Ben Smith into the lineup when the Hawks face the Lightning on Saturday night at the United Center. After securing a job during training camp Smith was a healthy scratch for the Hawks' opening 6-4 victory over the Capitals on Tuesday. Jimmy Hayes played in that game but in the two practices since Hayes has been skating outside the top four lines while Smith has been on the third line. "We want to get everybody in here the next few games before we get too far into the season" Quenneville said after practice Friday. "When you aren't playing you have to make sure you keep yourself sharp and into it. We have ways of making sure the extras skate and keep them game ready. We know they're going to be useful very soon." Smith and Hayes likely will rotate in and out of the lineup unless either plays well enough to claim a regular spot. "It's going to continue wel...
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