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Second City Hockey Feb 25, 2015

Blackhawks recall Teuvo Teravainen following Patrick Kane injury

NHL will not conduct a disciplinary hearing on Florida's Alex Petrovic as a result of his hit on Kane. The Chicago Blackhawks are calling on their top prospect to fill the void left by the injury to Patrick Kane. Teuvo Teravainen has been recalled from Rockford of the American Hockey League, reports ESPN's Scott Powers. Teravainen, 20, has six goals and 19 assists in 39 games with the IceHogs. He tallied two goals and two assists in 15 games with the Blackhawks when he was brought up in January to fill Kris Versteeg's spot after he suffered a broken thumb. Teravainen's game has been...
Northwest Herald Feb 25, 2015

Blackhawks lose Kane to injury, top Panthers in shootout

CHICAGO – Jonathan Toews made a couple of big plays. Scott Darling stayed calm in net. Kris Versteeg and Patrick Sharp pitched in at key moments.

Kris Versteeg never wanted to leave Panthers

Kris Versteeg loves playing in Chicago where he won a Stanley Cup in 2010, but said he never wanted to leave South Florida and the Panthers.
Second City Hockey Feb 11, 2015

Blackhawks vs. Canucks: Kris Versteeg returns with Vancouver in town

Versteeg is back in the lineup as the Canucks are in town Wednesday night. Kris Versteeg returns from suffering a broken hand as the Chicago Blackhawks hope to rebound from a disappointing loss in the opener of an eight-game homestand when they host the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday at the United Center. Versteeg suffered the injury during the Winter Classic against the Washington Capitals and will skate on the second line alongside Patrick Kane and Brad Richards. Versteeg recorded nine goals and 18 assists prior to injury. The Blackhawks were 4-5-1 during Versteeg's absence against teams...

Podcast: Powers talks Hossa's hot streak, Versteeg's return

ESPN Chicago's Scott Powers and NHL.com correspondent Brian Hedger discuss Kris Versteeg's return, Teuvo Teravainen's benching, Marian Hossa's hot streak and more in this week's podcast. Click here for more audio from ESPN Chicago.
ESPN Fantasy Hockey Feb 11, 2015

Versteeg's value upon returning

The Chicago Blackhawks will have Kris Versteeg back in the lineup for Wednesday's tilt with Vancouver Canucks. The feisty forward is tapped to play on...
Rotoworld Feb 11, 2015

Kris Versteeg will play on 3rd line Wednesday - Kris Versteeg (W) Chicago Blackhawks

Kris Versteeg (hand) will not be reunited with Patrick Kane in his return to the Blackhawks' lineup.
Second City Hockey Feb 11, 2015

Blackhawks vs. Canucks preview: Kris Versteeg returns

Former 'Hawks prospects make their Chicago debut with Canucks Kris Versteeg returns from suffering a broken hand as the Chicago Blackhawks hope to rebound from a disappointing loss in the opener of an eight-game homestand when they host the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday at the United Center. Versteeg suffered the injury during the Winter Classic against the Washington Capitals and will skate on the second line alongside Patrick Kane and Brad Richards. Versteeg recorded nine goals and 18 assists prior to injury. The Blackhawks were 4-5-1 during Versteeg's absence against teams in the...

Versteeg likely to return Wednesday

CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg will likely return to the lineup against the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday after missing more than a month with a hand injury, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Monday. Versteeg hasn’t played since fracturing his left hand while blocking a shot in the Winter Classic on Jan. 1. He had surgery to repair the fracture and was originally expected to miss a month. He will miss his 16th consecutive game on Monday.
Second City Hockey Feb 9, 2015

What does Kris Versteeg's return mean for the Blackhawks?

Getting back Kris Versteeg is good news for the 'Hawks, but it would be even better if it wasn't at Teuvo Teravainen's expense. The awaited return of Chicago Blackhawks winger Kris Versteeg to the lineup comes this week, a welcomed shot in the arm for a group that's had some ups and downs during his absence. Versteeg was on a roll before suffering a hand injury during the Winter Classic, putting up a career-high 0.79 points per game, and could be the additional steady scoring hand the team needs. That's the good news. The bad news, on the other hand, is the crowded roster that Versteeg...
Second City Hockey Feb 6, 2015

Morning Bag Skate: Kris Versteeg could return next week

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the world of hockey. Things are a bit chaotic in Winnipeg right now, but that doesn't make the prospect of facing the Jets any better for the Blackhawks. Friday night should be a battle as Chicago looks to end its struggles against Michael Hutchinson and company. Here's the latest news before then: **Kris Versteeg continues skating and could be ready to return to the lineup soon after recovering from his hand injury (CSN Chicago) **Corey Crawford will start against the Jets, and Duncan Keith will play after getting some rest during...

Versteeg takes another step toward return

CHICAGO -- Kris Versteeg isn’t so sure he's what the Chicago Blackhawks are missing right now. “We have [Jonathan] Toews, [Patrick] Kane, [Patrick] Sharp, Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook, [Corey] Crawford, [Bryan] Bickell,” Versteeg said on Thursday. “I don’t think it’s really up to me.” That may be true, but the Blackhawks are looking forward to adding Versteeg back into the lineup. He practiced with the team Thursday for the first time since fracturing his left hand in the Winter Classic on Jan.
Second City Hockey Feb 4, 2015

Blackhawks reassign Dennis Rasmussen to AHL

Versteeg's return is coming The Chicago Blackhawks reassigned forward Dennis Rasmussen to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League, the team announced Wednesday. Rasmussen, 24, was recalled Jan. 25 and did not skate in any games. He was a healthy scratch for four consecutive games. Rasmussen has eight goals and eight assists in 44 games for the IceHogs this season. He also scored once in three preseason games with Chicago. The frees up a roster spot for Kris Versteeg, who is expected to return to the ice early during the Blackhawks next homestand. Versteeg was sidelined with a...

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