The Chicago Blackhawks trotted out their shuffled lines at Friday’s practice with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane split Brandon Saad on the top line and Bryan Bickell on the third.
Hey not like they’re getting massive scoring with their current combos.
The Blackhawks are looking for a way to shake out of their barely scoring slumber as they prepare to host the Toronto Maple Leafs tomorrow night at the United Center. For all the firepower the Blackhawks possess they have been shooting blanks more often than not. Two goals per game seems to be their current trend and they want to shake out of it fast. So line changes there will be.
“We’re more comfortable with the lines today than we have been to start the season” coach Joel Quenneville said. “We’ve had success with the top line coming out of the playoffs. But we feel we have more balance in the look today.”
Quenneville said Marian Hossa who was just taking Friday off will be on the top line with Toews and Saad tomorrow night. Pat...