or Marko Dano. The problem is Quenneville clearly has reservations about whether either one is ready for the role. Andrew Shaw can play it too, but that's a last-resort option because I think Quenneville prefers him as the third-line center.
In an ideal world, these would be my Blackhawks' forward lines:
Teravainen - Toews - Hossa
Panarin - Anisimov - Kane
Dano - Shaw - Bickell
Desjardins - Kruger...
had three points in a game for the third time in his career (19 GP). Via Elias, he is the first Blackhawks rookie to have a point in six consecutive team games since Bryan Bickell from Dec. 13-26, 2010 (4-3—7 in 6 GP).
* Overall, Kane has 13-17—30 this season to lead the NHL in goals, assists (tied w/ Seguin) and points. Panarin leads all rookies and is tied for fourth in the entire League with 7...
in a trade that sent Brandon Saad to Columbus, played his second game for the Blackhawks after they sent slumping forward Bryan Bickell to Rockford of the AHL.
A previous version erroneously said this was the Blackhawks' first loss at home this season.
) scores goals and makes plays almost out of nowhere," Teravainen said. "He makes something happen. He finds ways to get us momentum maybe when nothing's going on."
Earlier on Monday, Chicago sent slumping forward Bryan Bickell to Rockford of the AHL and recalled prospect Marko Dano.
The Blackhawks kept the Kings' hot line of Tyler Toffoli, Jeff Carter and Milan Lucic off the scoresheet. That trio had...
CHICAGO -- Marian Hossa and Bryan Bickell will not play for the Chicago Blackhawks against the Los Angeles Kings at United Center on Monday, but Marko Dano will.
Hossa is sidelined with a lower-body injury that Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville thinks will be short term. Bickell was assigned to Rockford of the American Hockey League and Dano was recalled from Rockford on Monday prior to Chicago...
Hossa out, Dano in for Blackhawks against Kings
Marian Hossa and Bryan Bickell will not play for the Blackhawks against the Kings at United Center on Monday, but Marko Dano will. Hossa is sidelined with a lower-body injury, while Bickell was assigned to the AHL. Dano was recalled and will make his debut for Chicago.
Islanders' Tavares day-to-day with illness: report
New York Islanders...
CHICAGO - Les Blackhawks de Chicago ont assigné l'attaquant Bryan Bickell à leur club-école de la Ligue américaine de hockey, lundi, et en conséquence ils ont rappelé leur espoir Marko Dano.
Bickell, qui est âgé de 29 ans, connaît des ennuis depuis qu'il a conclu une entente de quatre saisons d'une valeur annuelle de 4 millions $US en juin 2013. L'ailier gauche de six pieds quatre pouces et 223...
), Michal Rozsival (left ankle)
Scratched: Bryan Bickell, Erik Gustafsson
Zach Parise - Mikael Granlund - Jason Pominville
Jason Zucker - Mikko Koivu - Nino Niederreiter
Thomas Vanek - Charlie Coyle - Justin Fontaine
Chris Porter - Erik Haula - Ryan Carter
Ryan Suter - Jared Spurgeon
Jonas Brodin - Matt Dumba
Marco Scandella - Nate Prosser
Injured: Tyler Graovac...
– Patrick Kane
Teuvo Teravainen – Tanner Kero – Ryan Garbutt
Andrew Desjardins – Marcus Kruger – Andrew Shaw
Viktor Svedberg – Brent Seabrook
Trevor van Riemsdyk – Niklas Hjalmarsson
Trevor Daley – David Rundblad
Injured: Duncan Keith (right knee), Michal Rozsival (left ankle)
Scratched: Bryan Bickell, Erik Gustafsson
Andrew Ladd – Bryan Little – Blake Wheeler...
- Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Artemi Panarin - Artem Anisimov - Patrick Kane
Teuvo Teravainen - Vincent Hinostroza - Ryan Garbutt
Andrew Desjardins - Marcus Kruger - Andrew Shaw
Niklas Hjalmarsson - Trevor van Riemsdyk
Viktor Svedberg - Brent Seabrook
Trevor Daley - David Rundblad
Injured: Duncan Keith (knee), Michal Rozsival (left ankle)
Scratched: Bryan Bickell
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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