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from Adam L. Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times, It’s up to Jonathan Toews to decide if he’s ready.
With two games left in the regular season, Toews has reached a point to where coach Joel Quenneville said the team will let him decide if he’s ready to join the lineup after missing 20 consecutive games with a concussion.
“It’s up to him,” Quenneville said Tuesday after practice. “He’s progressing enough that he’ll make that call.”...
“Even when I’m ready to start playing again, there’s still going to be some days where you’re going to have to progress towards feeling like myself again,” Toews said. “I haven’t made that decision for Thursday yet. I have another full day before that. I’ll practice with the guys and we’ll see how that goes and come Thursday we’ll make a decision.”
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The Chicago Blackhawks clinched a playoff spot for the third year in a row this past weekend.
I am very excited to once again be able to watch my favorite team compete for the Stanley Cup, but after the initial excitement concluded, worry began to set in.
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (Photo by Hockeybroad Own work via Wikimedia Commons)
While I am certainly more optimistic...
from Al Cimaglia at Fox Chicago, The most important change for the Hawks over the last six weeks was their mindset.
The players have finally accepted the messages that head coach Joel Quenneville has seemingly preached all season. Maybe it was the stark reality of failure during the nine game losing streak. For the first four months of the season this club seemed to get by, but...
MILWAUKEE -- The Ice Hogs Rob Flick and Milwaukee Admirals goaltender Jeremy Smith went at it touching off a full bench clearing brawl. rrstar reports:
Rockford’s Rob Flick and Milwaukee’s Jeremy...
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The Chicago Blackhawks have played some of their best hockey of the season over the past month despite missing several of their best players.
Getting top defenseman Duncan Keith back in the lineup should make them even more formidable.
Keith is scheduled to return from a five-game suspension Thursday night when the visiting Blackhawks face the Minnesota Wild for the second time...
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The Hawks are far from the odds-on favorites to come out of the West, or even to advance to the second round.
That said, there is ample reason for optimism right now.
First, the Hawks are 11-2-3 since the trade deadlineâand that's without their captain and arguably their best all-around player in all situations, Jonathan Toews.