Found November 25, 2011 on
While it's always a cliche to say there are no moral victories, and the result is all that matters, the NHL season is far too long to get wrapped up in that entirely. There are some nights where the team is bad. There are some nights when they're not and they just lose a game. While we saw the former in Alberta last weekend, Wednesday in San Jose was the latter.
The Hawks recommitted to a defensive focus, especially on the road against perhaps the conference's leading power. And they pretty much nullified them for the entire 60 minutes without Brent Seabrook. The only blemish was a power play goal that took a wicked deflection which pretty much rendered Corey Crawford helpless. After that, Crawford didn't have a big save to make. Come to think of it, he didn't have a big save to make before that either.
The Hawks smothered the Sharks in the defensive zone. They blocked shooting lanes, won races to loose pucks and most important played clean when trying to exit. T...
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LOS ANGELES -- Corey Crawford will start in goal for the Chicago Blackhawks in back-to-back games for the first time this season when he mans the crease against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night at Staples Center.
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook returned to the lineup for Friday's game against Anaheim.
Seabrook has been sidelined for the past four games after sliding skates-first into the end boards in a game against Edmonton on Nov. 13.
He has collected one goal and six assists in 18 games this season for the Blackhawks.
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The Chicago Blackhawks won't know until shortly before game time if defenseman Brent Seabrook will be in the lineup against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night at HP Pavilion.
Injured Chicago Blackhawk Brent Seabrook missed the morning skate and didn't play against the San Jose Sharks Wednesday night.
The Blackhawks are hopeful, once again, to get defenseman Brent Seabrook back in the lineup for Friday's game.
Injured Chicago Blackhawk Brent Seabrook missed the morning skate but could still play against the San Jose Sharks Wednesday night.
The Chicago Blackhawks got defenseman Brent Seabrook back on Friday against the Anaheim Ducks as they try to avoid a four-game losing streak.