The Blackhawks want to fill their hole at center behind Jonathan Toews and to do so Patrick Sharp might be available.
Game 7 of the Western Conference finals needed overtime thanks in part to Jonathan Quick keeping it a tie game with a save in the dying seconds of regulation.
The Blackhawks got on the board first in Game 7 as Brandon Saad and Patrick Kane teamed up for yet another nice goal against the Kings.
Instead of examining whether or not Patrick Kane is the league's "most clutch player," perhaps we should just step back and admire the talent it take to be a continual playoff hero.
The two goalies in the Western Conference Final had a bit of a run-in at the end of the second period. The two bumped each other and exchanged not-so-pleasantries before heading to their respective dressing rooms.
Facing sudden postseason death, the Chicago Blackhawks got life in the series thanks to Michal Handzus' game-winning goal to close out one of the postseason's best games.
Every night during the playoffs, we will wrap up all the exciting action and tell you what you need to know about the 2013-14 Stanley Cup playoffs. Welcome to What You Need To Know.
At long last, Andrew Shaw is ready to return for the Blackhawks. He'll be in for Game 3 against the Kings while Peter Regin is the odd man out.
Andrew Shaw is nearing a return but it won't be in Game 2 for Chicago. The Blackhawks forward is out but the team is shooting for Saturday.
After sitting out nearly six weeks with a knee injury, Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk could return to the lineup for Game 2 after being cleared for contact this week.

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