At 9:42 of the third period in the Stars/Maple Leafs game, video review upheld the referee's call on the ice that VernonFiddler's shot was deflected by Shawn Horcoff's high stick into the Maple Leafs net. According to Rule 60.5 "An apparent goal scored by an attacking player who strikes the puck with his stick carried above the height of the crossbar of the goal frame shall not be allowed...
Handzus, who is sick. Defenseman Sheldon Brookbank will most likely fill in at forward, playing right wing on the third line.
Corey Crawford will start in goal for the Blackhawks, and Kari Lehtonen will start for Dallas.
Here is how the Stars and Blackhawks might line up:
Jamie Benn - Cody Eakin - Alex Chiasson
Antoine Roussel - VernonFiddler - Ryan Garbutt
Ray Whitney - Dustin Jeffrey...
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk