Morin was effective in limited icetime in his first game following a call up from Rockford on Wednesday. Sheldon Brookbank – who had been consistently ineffective playing out of position at wing – was scratched Thursday night against Winnipeg.
— Mark Lazerus (@MarkLazerus) November 21, 2013
This is good news considering how eerily similar the play Bickell got hurt on was to the play that broke Steven Stamkos’ tibia.
Toews Back to a Point-Per-Game Pace
The forward often maligned for not having an elite offensive game continues to prove that he certainly does have one. Toews has scored at a 40-goals per 82 games pace for two seasons in a row and appears primed to make it three after a four point outing in Winnipeg Thursday.
Penalty Kill Is Troublesome
The Chicago penalty kill is operating at a ghastly 72.7%, the worst of any NHL team other than the New York Islanders.
Sean covers the Chicago Blackhawks for The Hockey Writers and Rant Sports. Follow him on Twitter: @seansarcu.