"Corey's ready to go. We just want to get Ray playing. He's been here and we want to get him started. (Crawford has) played so many games in a row (in the past) and it's nice to get the other guy involved and we're happy to get him his first start here at home, as well."
-- Joel Quenneville
"I feel 100 percent, so I'm ready to go now," said Crawford, who missed the first two days of practice this week to rest. "I like to play. I like getting ice time and playing. I'm not disappointed. I'll just be ready for the next game."
Crawford, who started both ends of the Hawks' home-and-home series with the Dallas Stars last weekend, missed practices Monday and Tuesday while resting an injury that he said was not related to the tweaked groin.