Found February 29, 2012 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
The Blackhawks have won just four times in their last 16 games. General manager Stan Bowman added but one player at the trade deadline, defenseman Johnny Oduya.Top center Jonathan Toews is still injured, apparently with a concussion. He hasn't resumed skating and may not for some time. So it’s up to coach Joel Quenneville to guide Chicago back on a winning track for the final quarter of the season.Oduya’s arrival should help somewhat. His assignment is to alleviate the pressure on younger puck-moving defensemen Nick Leddy and Dylan Olsen.“We think that his style really fits in what we do here in terms of his ability to skate,” Bowman told the Chicago media. “He’s one of the better skating defenseman in the NHL. He’s got a lot of experience.”Blackhawks rookies Jimmy Hayes, Andrew Shaw and Brandon Bollig will have to make an impact too.“We need everybody here,” Quenneville said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. “We have a tough road ahead of us here, a lot of challenges. We hav...
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