Backup goaltender Anton Forsberg fighting frustration as he continues to play well with little to show for it.
Corey Crawford returns after three-game absence to stop Jack Eichel penalty shot in overtime after Tommy Wingels’ shorthanded goal tied it late.
Second-year center had been highly productive in Rockford and can bring some desperately needed speed to the struggling Blackhawks.
Vinnie Hinostroza will get another shot at the NHL after getting recalled by the Hawks. The 23 year old played 49 games last season with the Hawks.
It’s not the job of a defenseman to score goals, but it’s been nearly nine months since Duncan Keith has found the back of the net.
The Blackhawks put forward Tanner Kero on waivers after he’s been a healthy scratch for the last 10 games.
Capitals chase Anton Forsberg with three goals in 3:28; Hawks mired in their worst regular-season losing streak since the 2011-12 season.
Hawks trying to remain confident with man-advantage, as a power-play goal here or there could have made the difference during four-game losing skid.
John Hayden is on the top line of the Blackhawks, but he says his field-hockey-playing sister, Catherine, is the best athlete in the family.
Anton Forsberg plays well in second straight start, but Blackhawks muster just one goal against Jonathan Quick.
Blackhawks power forward isn’t scoring, and he’s not hitting, either.
Anton Forsberg makes 32 saves, but Toews and Kane fail to score in shootout.
Crawford had been battling the “nagging” injury for a while now, and it flared up Thursday against Dallas.
Winners of three games in a row and five of their last six, the resurgent Stars will look to complete a sweep of the Blackhawks on Saturday night.