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Oct 20, 2014
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Kris Versteeg is projected to play Tuesday against Philadelphia.
Second City Hockey Oct 21, 2014

Blackhawks vs. Flyers: 3 stars of the game

The Hawks finally laid out the type of performance we were hoping to see from them, leaving no shortage of contributors in a big win over the Philadelphia Flyers. It says something that we're through five games during this NHL regular season, and the only thing standing between the Chicago Blackhawks and a perfect start is Jonas Hiller. The Hawks continued their strong stretch to start the year, adding another one to the win column, in taking a 4-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers at the United Center on Tuesday evening. It was a game marked by the first appearance of Kris Versteeg in...

W2W4: Flyers at Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- Here’s what to watch for when the Philadelphia Flyers and Chicago Blackhawks play at the United Center on Tuesday: • The Blackhawks will be without No. 1 goaltender Corey Crawford due an upper-body injury. Antti Raanta will make his season debut. Raanta learned he would start on Tuesday morning. He was 13-5-4 with a 2.71 goals-against average and .897 save percentage as a rookie during the 2013-14 season. • Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg will also make his season debut Tuesday after missing four games with a lower-body injury.
Second City Hockey Oct 20, 2014

Kris Versteeg set to join Blackhawks vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Kris Versteeg could be ready to join the Hawks as they host the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. What does this mean for the rest of the lineup? Two weeks from the day he went down with a lower-body injury, Kris Versteeg could be back in the lineup for the Chicago Blackhawks, as they host the Philadelphia Flyers. Originally slated to miss three weeks after suffering the injury on October 7th, all signs point to Versteeg returning against his former club. You do hope that Versteeg isn't rushing back, but his presence could be a welcome one if he can showcase a return to form. He's...

Versteeg could play against Flyers

CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg could make his season debut against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday after missing the last four games with a lower-body injury, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Monday. Versteeg suffered the undisclosed injury during practice on Oct. 7 and was originally expected to miss three weeks. He returned to the ice last week and began practicing with the team again on Saturday. “We’re going to check for sure in the morning that he’s ready to go, but he could play tomorrow night,” Quenneville said after practice on Monday.
Second City Hockey Oct 20, 2014

Morning Bag Skate: Versteeg 'itching' to get back onto ice

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the world of hockey. The Chicago Blackhawks aren't playing on Monday -- seriously, this schedule is way too light early in the season when we're playing teams on back-to-backs -- so we're going to have to wait one more day to distract ourselves from the city's dying football season. Anyways, here's the latest hockey news: **Kris Versteeg is "itching" to join his teammates in the lineup. Hope that's not contagious. (CSN Chicago) **Paul Stastny is out "week to week" with a shoulder injury (St. Louis Post Dispatch) **Catch up on the...

Versteeg excited to get back on ice

CHICAGO -- Kris Versteeg didn’t mind being the last one to the Chicago Blackhawks' post-morning skate huddle and having to do a lap around the United Center’s ice on Saturday morning. Versteeg was thrilled to be back skating with the team after sitting out nearly two weeks with a lower-body injury he suffered during practice on Oct. 7. “It's always good to get out with the guys and get on the ice,” Versteeg said. “I was really excited, I know, last night, just to get back out there with the guys and see how it would be in a practice, well, in a morning skate moreso, so it's a...
Chicago Tribune Oct 8, 2014

Blackhawks' Versteeg sidelined three weeks

Just when it appeared the injury tide had turned for Kris Versteeg, the Blackhawks forward limped off the ice Tuesday and is sidelined once again.

Blackhawks' Versteeg sidelined three weeks

Just when it appeared the injury tide had turned for Kris Versteeg, the Blackhawks forward limped off the ice Tuesday and is sidelined once again.
Rotoworld Oct 8, 2014

Hawks won't replace Versteeg with Teravainen - Teuvo Teravainen (C) Chicago Blackhawks

Teuvo Teravainen won't be called up as a replacement for the injured Kris Versteeg.

Versteeg uncertain for opener after injury

CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg suffered a lower-body injury during practice on Tuesday and could miss the season opener on Thursday, according to coach Joel Quenneville. "It wasn't very good when we first saw him," Quenneville said after practice on Tuesday. "We'll see. We'll know more [Wednesday]." Quenneville said Versteeg's injury isn't related to his previous knee injury. Versteeg underwent season-ending knee surgery during March of 2013 and admitted he returned too soon from his rehab last season and he lacked his usual speed as a result.

Hartman injured; Versteeg, Nordstrom return

CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Ryan Hartman suffered a lower-body injury and will be out for about a week, according to coach Joel Quenneville on Thursday. Blackhawks forward Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom returned to practice on Thursday. Versteeg missed practice on Wednesday due to the flu and Nordstrom sat out the previous three days due to an upper-body injury. Hartman, the Blackhawks’ 2013 first-round draft, is expected to begin the season with the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL.

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