Detroit edged them 4-3 here at United Center, taking Chicago's playoff fate out of its own hands. NOw it's up to Dallas.
If the Stars beat the Wild tonight in regulation or overtime they will clinch the eighth seed in the playoffs. If that game goes to a shootout or if the Wild beat the Stars, the Blackhawks will clinch.
He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.
— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday