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Artem Anisimov got the game-winning goal Sunday in a 3-1 victory over Arizona.

Anisimov got his 13th goal of the season a little over a minute Anthony Duclair tied the game at 1-1. The two teams did all their scoring in the third period. Anisimov's goal also halted a four-game point skid.
Dec 11 - 11:02 AM

Corey Crawford turned in 31 saves on 32 shots on Sunday night to earn a 3-1 victory over Arizona.

Crawford improves to 13-7-2 this season with a 2.21 goals against average and .932 save percentage. Crawford is unbeaten in regulation in his past eight games, spanning back to Nov. 12.
Dec 10 - 10:21 PM

Patrick Kane tucked in two assists during Chicago's 3-1 victory over Arizona on Sunday night.

Kane now has 10 goals and 29 points in 30 games this season. The veteran stepped out of a four-game pointless rut on Sunday, putting up his first points in the month of December.
Dec 10 - 9:51 PM

Jordan Oesterle, who has been a healthy scratch for the past 11 games, will play in Sunday's game against Arizona.

Oesterle will jump right into the action alongside defensive stalwart Duncan Keith, meaning he could see a lot of ice time. He is getting a chance to play because of an injury to Cody Franson. Oesterle has one point in four games this season.
Dec 10 - 6:53 PM

Corey Crawford will probably start for the Blackhawks on Sunday.

Crawford made his return from an undisclosed injury on Friday and stopped 26 of 28 shots in a 3-2 overtime victory. He has a 12-7-2 record, 2.27 GAA, and .930 save percentage in 22 contests this season.
Dec 10 - 4:17 PM

Cody Franson (upper body) will miss Sunday's game.

It's not yet clear if Franson will be available on Tuesday. The hope is that Franson will be able to skate on Monday and then the Blackhawks would go from there.
Dec 10 - 1:13 PM

Cody Franson (upper body) probably won't be available for Sunday's game.

As previously mentioned, Franson wasn't able to practice on Saturday. If Franson can't play, then Jordan Oesterle will probably dress.
Dec 10 - 9:45 AM

Vince Hinostroza put an emphasis on building his confidence over the summer.

"This summer, I did a lot of mental focus — read some books and stuff," Hinostroza said. "Over half the game is mental. If you have that intact, now you’re just going to be able to go out there and play. I think last year, mentally, I was all over the place as a younger player. I just want to stay in a good place now and let my skill and speed take over." He got into 49 games with Chicago in 2016-17, but was limited to six goals and 14 points. This season, he's scored nine goals and 22 points in 23 AHL contests. That earned him a call up on Friday and he had four shots in 12:02 minutes in his Blackhawks season debut.
Dec 10 - 9:43 AM

Cody Franson missed practice Saturday because of an upper-body injury.

Franson logged just 8:48 of ice time on Friday against Buffalo. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Dec 9 - 12:47 PM

Alex DeBrincat scored a power play goal in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres.

His goal at the 8:30 mark of the second period tied the game at one. DeBrincat now has 12 goals and nine assists in 29 games this season. He's putting together a solid rookie season. DeBrincat is on pace to score 34 goals.
Dec 9 - 11:42 AM

Corey Crawford stopped 26 of 28 shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Crawford was back in the lineup after missing three games because of an undisclosed injury. The Blackhawks trailed 1-0 and 2-1 in this one, but they managed to win in the extra frame thanks to defenseman Gustav Forsling's game-winner. Crawford now has a 12-7-2 record with a 2.27 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage this season. He hasn't dropped a decision in regulation in seven games.
Dec 8 - 11:56 PM

Gustav Forsling scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Forsling put an end to the overtime period with just five seconds remaining. He also helped set up goals by Alex DeBrincat and Tommy Wingels in regulation. Forsling finished the night with a plus-1 rating, five shots on goal and two hits in 22:04 of ice time. The 'Hawks blue liner now has three goals and 11 points in 26 games this season.
Dec 8 - 11:50 PM

Ryan Hartman will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

It's the second time this season that he'll serve as a healthy scratch. Hartman has four goals and 14 points in 27 games this season. Michal Kempny and Jordan Oesterle will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Dec 8 - 8:28 PM

Corey Crawford will get the start in in Friday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

Crawford missed the last three games because of an undisclosed injury. He owns an 11-7-2 record with a 2.29 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage this season.
Dec 8 - 6:37 PM

Jean-Francois Berube has been sent to AHL Rockford.

Berube was summoned to act as Chicago's backup goalie while Corey Crawford was sidelined. Berube turned aside 12 of 14 shots in 44:14 minutes of ice time.
Dec 8 - 5:27 PM


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