Crawford made 23 saves in a 3-2 overtime win over the Ducks on Friday night. He's now 4-1 in his last five games and the Hawks are starting to gain some steam. That's a great combination for the Cup-winning 'tender who doesn't deserve the Rodney Dangerfield treatment.
Crawford will be in net for the Blackhawks on Friday against the Ducks, CSN's Tracey Myers reports. He he has a 10-6-1 record but his in goal numbers don't necessarily support that success. Still, being the goaltender on a stellar team like Chicago has him on pace to win more than the 32 games he won last season.
Crawford stopped 27-of-29 shots en route to his 10th win of the season Wednesday in San Jose. Crawford sports a 10-6-1 record despite a pedestrian 2.57 GAA, but he should continue to pile up wins as long as he is the starter for the defending Stanley Cup champs. The 30-year-old has posted 32 wins in each of the last two seasons, and he's on pace to exceed that mark this season.
Crawford will be between the pipes in Wednesday's game against the Sharks, Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago reports. Crawford was awful in his last outing, allowing five goals on just 19 shots en route to a 6-3 loss to Vancouver on Saturday. It was the first loss he's suffered in his last three starts, however, so his lackluster performance was likely an anomaly rather than a sign of things to come. On Wednesday he'll take on a red-hot Sharks club that has won six games straight, all on the road.
Crawford gave up five goals on 19 shots in Saturday's loss to the Canucks. Crawford fell victim to the Sedin twins, who combined for nine points in the game. While it was a forgettable night for Crawford, it was just his first loss in three games. The 30-year-old sports a 9-6-1 record on the season with a .910 save percentage. Forget about Saturday and keep him rolling.
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