Patrick Sharp scored the eventual game-winning goal early in the third period to help the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-2 win against the New York Rangers on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.
On Thursday, Blackhawks prospect Jakub Galvas and the Czech Republic will face Canada while Tim Soderlund and Sweden meet the United States in the World Juniors semifinals.
**RECAP: Sharp scores go-ahead goal in Hawks win over Rangers (SCH)
**Kero frustrated by AHL demotion, but what did he expect? (SCH)
**Blackhawks prospects Galvas, Soderlund advance to WJC semifinals (SCH)
**Blackhawks voted greatest NHL uniform (SCH)
**Quenneville not sweating short-term job security, long-term legacy (Chicago Sun Times)
**Saad knows Hawks' top line must start performing better (Chicago Tribune)
**Preds’ Forsberg to miss 4-6 weeks (On The Forecheck)
**RECAP: Athanasiou propels Red Wings past Senators in OT (Winging It In Motown)
**McDavid, Subban, Ovechkin, Stamkos named All-Star captains (NHL.com)
**Marchessault signs 6-year, $30 extension with Vegas (Knights On Ice)
**Oilers’ Maroon suspended 2 games for illegal hit on Kings’ Doughty (Copper N Blue)
**2018 World Juniors: Schedule, how to watch, scores, results (SCH)
**Pronman: 2018 World Juniors daily scouting journal (The Athletic)
**How USA Hockey constructed the 2018 Olympic men's team without NHL players (SBN)