Danault registered a goal Friday night against the Sabres, which counted as the game-winner and first score of his NHL career. Leading up to his goal, Danault took the puck from center ice and left Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen in the dust after a slick stickhandling move. Remember, Danault missed more than two months of the season after undergoing hip surgery so it's refreshing to see him get on the board. We're talking about the 26th overall draft selection from 2011, lauded for his relentless work ethic and determination on the rink. With so much offensive talent in Chicago, it's tough for opponents to consistently keep them in check and Danault should continue to bloom while shadowing a supreme center talent like Jonathan Toews.
Danault was recalled back to Chicago on Friday, Brian Hedger of NHL.com reports. Danault has played in just two NHL games in his career and will be looking to make his season debut Saturday against the Sabres. The 22-year-old registered two points in his six games with AHL Rockford following offseason hip surgery.
Phillip Danault underwent hip surgery Monday to repair a torn labrum, Brian Hedger of NHL.com reports.
The Blackhawks reassigned Phillip Danault to AHL Rockford on Monday, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Phillip Danault saw a little more than 11 minutes of ice time on Saturday in his NHL debut including time on the power play, CSN Chicago reports.
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