Blackhawks vs Wild – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Blackhawks vs Wild – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Blackhawks

The beginning is the end in some cases, and tonight will offer us a unique juxtaposition of those realities as Jonathan Toews plays in what might be the penultimate home game of his Blackhawks career for the Blackhawks while highly-touted defense prospect Brock Faber makes his NHL debut just two days after losing in the NCAA championship game with the University of Minnesota. Chicago sent Lukas Reichel and Alex Vlasic back to Rockford on Monday morning, so it’s Buddy Robinson time folks!

Broadcast Info

Puck Drop: 8:00 PM CT
Radio: WGN 720 AM

Expected Lineups

Chicago Blackhawks 

Tyler Johnson — Jonathan Toews — Jason Dickinson
Anders Bjork — Andreas Athanasiou  — Buddy Robinson
Boris Katchouk — Jujhar Khaira — Joey Anderson
Austin Wagner — Mackenzie Entwistle — Reese Johnson

Caleb Jones — Seth Jones
Wyatt Kaiser — Connor Murphy
Andreas Englund — Nikita Zaitsev

🥅 Alex Stalock

Minnesota Wild

Marcus Johansson – Frédérick Gaudreau – Matthew Boldy
Gustav Nyquist – Sam Steel – Marcus Foligno
Nic Petan – Marco Rossi – Ryan Hartman
Brandon Duhaime – Connor Dewar – Ryan Reaves

Jacob Middleton – Calen Addison
Alex Goligoski – Brock Faber
Jon Merrill – John Klingberg

🥅 Filip Gustavsson

Injury Report

Chicago Blackhawks

  • The Blackhawks continue to be without Taylor RaddyshCole Guttman, Colin Blackwell and Philipp Kurashev, whose seasons are over.

Minnesota Wild

  • Minnesota didn’t travel a few guys but that’s because they’re staying healthy for the playoffs.

What to Watch For

  • Jonathan Toews.
  • Faber making his NHL debut tonight is pretty cool. He’s from Minnesota and went to the University of Minnesota but got drafted by the LA Kings. The Wild brought him home in the trade that sent Kevin Fiala to LA.

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Author: Tab Bamford

Tab is the Lead Blackhawks voice for BN. He is the author of two books about the Blackhawks, most recently "Chicago Blackhawks: An Illustrated Timeline" (Reedy Press, 2021). Find him on Twitter at @The1Tab