After having a rare morning skate the day after a game in another city the night before, the Hawks showed some improvement.
The Hawks rookie spent the 2014-15 season in Erie with McDavid, who is the reigning NHL MVP.
The forward has 24 goals and is three away from tying the MLS single-season record.
Now 26 and playing for the Wolves, former Blackhawks center Brandon Pirri isn’t a prospect anymore and is simply fighting to return to the NHL.
The Wolves coach is more concerned about creating a competitive environment where the best players will play.
Crawford ended the preseason by making 38 saves, and Sharp scored the winner in the Blackhawks’ win Saturday over Boston.
Both suffered lower-body injuries but coach Joel Quenneville expects them to be OK.
The 19-year-old started on a line with Artem Anisimov and Ryan Hartman.
The 25-year-old defenseman has played just 25 times in the NHL but has looked like he belongs so far with the Hawks.
Along with the game, there is a college fair with around 30 HBCUs and local schools.
Thompson spent time coaching the Golden Knights’ prospects, and also took part in a portion of their training camp.
The 31-year-old Henry was previously an assistant under Fred Hoiberg with the Bulls.
The Joliet track hosted summer NASCAR races from 2001-2010 and welcomes the move back to July.
An argument can be made it would be better for the White Sox and Giants to lose games this weekend so they can get better positioning for the draft.
The lefty was scratched minutes before Thursday’s game with shoulder stiffness.