Chicago Blackhawks forward Viktor Stalberg has been benched for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
The Chicago Blackhawks will get one player back from injury while another will make his NHL debut when the Hawks host the Detroit Red Wings in a Central Division showdown Friday night at the United Center.
Blackhawks forward Dave Bolland is questionable for Thursday's game, which might lead to more lineup changes.
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.
Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa missed Saturday's game against the Bruins with an upper-body injury.
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford returned to practice on Wednesday after missing the previous two days but his status is uncertain for Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford did not practice Monday while Arizona State goaltender Scott Czarnik took drills in his place.
Joel Quenneville declared Dave Bolland and Ben Smith "questionable" for both games against the Stars this weekend. Bolland has been out the past five days with an upper body injury.
Blackhawks forward Ben Smith is going better after taking a hit to the head, but the hit by Brendan Smith is being reviewed.
Chicago Blackhawks forwards Ben Smith and Viktor Stalberg left Wednesday's 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings early with injuries.
For the first time since they were kids, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and his younger brother, David, will play on the same team Tuesday night.
Blackhawks winger Viktor Stalberg and defenseman Chris Campoli had their arbitration dates set.
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Chris Campoli and winger Viktor Stalberg filed for salary arbitration before Tuesday's deadline.
Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Tuesday he hopes to have Patrick Sharp back by the end of the regular season.
Blackhawks' Marian Hossa and Viktor Stalberg will return to action against the Blue Jackets.
Viktor Stalberg declared himself ready for action against the Nashville Predators on Wednesday, but Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane will not play.