As coaches from the Chicago Blackhawks organization lead prospects in drills this weekend, their head coach of the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL resigned to take an assistant job with the Detroit Red Wings.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell did not play in Thursday's game against the Dallas Stars.
Vancouver Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault didn't back off his stance Friday that the Chicago Blackhawks tried to run up the score the last time the teams met in a Hawks' 7-1 victory.
Chicago Blackhawks' captain Jonathan Toews and Brent Seabrook will miss their second consecutive game
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.
Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger left Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins after sustaining a check to the head by the Penguins' Deryk Engelland in the first period.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith returned to practice for the first time since suffering a head injury in a preseason game last Wednesday against the Detroit Red Wings.
Blackhawks forward Ben Smith is going better after taking a hit to the head, but the hit by Brendan Smith is being reviewed.