Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended three games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward David Backes during Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round series.
Blues forward David Backes left Game 2 of a Western Conference first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks after taking a hit by Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook in the third period on Saturday.
Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville apologized Friday for his behavior on the bench during the second overtime of Thursday night's Game 1 of a Western Conference first-round series against the Blues.
St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko will play against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series on Thursday after missing the last 15 games with a hand injury, Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said.
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said Monday that he did not have a problem with the hit the Pittsburgh Penguins' Brooks Orpik delivered on him March 30 or the way his teammates handled the situation.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said he fully expects to be 100 percent for the playoffs after practicing Wednesday with the team for the first time since suffering a lower-body injury last month.
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews will sit out the team's six remaining regular-season games due to an upper-body injury but will return for the playoffs, coach Joel Quenneville said Wednesday.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane will miss the remainder of the regular season due to a lower-body injury, but he is expected to return for the start of playoffs after being placed on the long-term injured reserve on Friday.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane will miss "about three weeks," according to Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, after leaving Wednesday's game against the St. Louis Blues with an apparent lower-body injury during the second period.