Darling will make his fourth consecutive start in Game 6 on Saturday at the United Center. The rookie net minder allowed four goals on 28 shots and was soundly outplayed by his counterpart in Game 5 on Thursday.
Corey Crawford has allowed nine goals on 56 shots in his brief appearances and hasn't appeared since giving up six goals in Chicago's 6-2 Game 2 loss.
Each goaltender has given up nine goals in four periods of play.
If Quenneville was waiting for an opportunity to put Crawford back in net and hope he would regain his confidence, Game 6 was his best chance with a home game and a one-game cushion.