The Minnesota Wild will start Josh Harding in goal in Thursday' critical Game 5 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks, coach Mike Yeo said.
With Game 6 looming between the Chicago Blackhawks and Phoenix Coyotes on Monday, the Hawks had an unexpected delay in returning from Game 5 in Phoenix on Sunday.
The Blackhawks are sticking with Corey Crawford in goal in Game 5 against Phoenix.
Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa won't travel with his team to Phoenix for Game 5 of the Hawks and Phoenix Coyotes quarterfinal playoff series on Saturday, coach Joel Quenneville announced on Friday.
Coming off arguably his best game of the season in Game 5 of the Chicago Blackhawks quarterfinal matchup with the Vancouver Canucks, defenseman Duncan Keith admitted he struggled this year and wasn't ready for the start of the season.
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, who sat out Tuesday's game against the Canucks, will also miss Game 5 on Thursday.
The Blackhawks stuck with the same lines at Sunday's morning skate.
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo will be a game-time decision for Game 6 against the Chicago Blackhawks.
The NHL will hold a hearing on Marian Hossa's Game 5 hit.
Marcus Kruger returned to the ice Monday.
The Chicago Blackhawks got defenseman Brent Seabrook back on Friday against the Anaheim Ducks as they avoided a four-game losing streak.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa returned to the lineup Tuesday.
Down just a goal at the time, Stars coach Marc Crawford believes the referees missed a call at the end of the game that would have given his team a penalty shot with under 10 seconds to play.
Blackhawks wing Andrew Ladd missed the first game of the Stanley Cup finals.
Dave Bolland is centering the second line for the Chicago Blackhawks.