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Sunday night was one of the worst nights of the season for the Chicago Blackhawks. They made a slew of defensive mistakes, allowed the Canucks to score five power play goals, and in general looked like a team who was not able to get up for their third game in four nights as they fell to the Vancouver Canucks 6-2 at the United Center. The Sedin twins both torched the Hawks for a combined seven points, and Roberto Luongo actually looked really solid in stopping 38 shots. It was a poor effort by the Hawks on defense, and head coach Joel Quenneville has seemingly responded by making some serious lineup changes.
Having allowed 17 goals in their previous four games (all of which saw Duncan Keith either absent or miss most of the game), the Hawks defense will be the first place to see some shakeups, with Keith possibly returning to the lineup on Tuesday against the St. Louis Blues in Missouri and joining Brent Seabrook in the top defensive pairing. Niklas Hjalmarsson, who has been paired ...
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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith will return to the lineup Tuesday against the St. Louis Blues after missing three games with a hand injury.
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The day after a 6-2 drubbing by the Vancouver Canucks, Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville made massive lineup changes which included the return of injured defenseman Duncan Keith to practice.
As the title suggest, here’s just a couple of brief notes prior to tonight’s game. The Hawks will skate in St. Louis against the Blues tonight. Puck hits the ice at 7:00 pm (DST).
Duncan Keith is expected to return to the line up tonight. Keith had missed the last 3 games after getting hit in the hand with the puck, early during the game against Nashville, a little over a week...
A trip to face the Columbus Blue Jackets appears to be coming at just the right time for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Mired in their first losing streak this season and struggling on special teams, the Blackhawks try to end those woes Thursday night by adding to their recent mastery of the NHL's worst club.
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ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Blackhawks will have a new look to their lineup when they face the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night at the Scottrade Center.
The Chicago Blackhawks will likely have a major contributor back in their lineup when they face the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.
THIS WEEK’S GAME SCHEDULE/BROADCASTS (Times ET)
Thursday, Nov. 10 vs. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS, 7 p.m. – FS Ohio HD/97.1 The Fan
Saturday, Nov. 12 vs. WINNIPEG JETS, 7...