Goaltender Corey Crawford suffered his second concussion in less than a year in the Blackhawks’ 7-3 loss to the Sharks on Sunday at the United Center. Chicago is off Monday before hosting the Predators on Tuesday.
Collin Delia posted a 37-save shutout through all but 9 seconds to lead the IceHogs to a 2-1 win over Grand Rapids in Rockford. The IceHogs host Milwaukee on Wednesday.
The USHL’s Steel scored three unanswered goals in the second period to defeat the Phantoms 4-3 and win the weekend series 2-1 in Youngstown, Ohio. The Steel are on Christmas break until Dec. 28.
Elsewhere in Chicago sports, the Bears defeated the Packers 24-17 at Soldier Field to clinch the NFC North Division and a playoff spot. The Bulls visit the Thunder on Monday in Oklahoma City.
Crawford suffers concussion after collision vs. Sharks (SCH)
Powers: Crawford’s long-term health should be Hawks’ primary concert after latest concussion diagnosis (The Athletic)
RECAP: Hawks bitten by 2nd-period Sharks’ attack in 7-3 loss (SCH)
Watch: Perlini scores first goal for Hawks (SCH)
Flyers to hire former Hawks coach Quenneville, per reports (SCH)
Perlini helps Hawks fan propose (SCH)
Buy our ‘Thank Q’ mustache T-shirt (SCH)
RECAP: Flames score 7 in win against Blues (St. Louis GameTime)
RECAP: Jets win in OT, end Lightning’s 8-game win streak (NHL)
RECAP: Golden Knights top Rangers on Tuch OT goal to extend point streak to 4 (Knights On Ice)
RECAP: Mrazek makes 23 saves, Hurricanes shut out Coyotes to end 3-game skid (Canes Country)
RECAP: Skinner’s late goal lifts Sabres past Bruins (Die By The Blade)
RECAP: Boeser’s 3-point night helps Canucks defeat Oilers (NHL)
How McDavid became hockey’s greatest skater (The Athletic)
USHL: Chicago rallies to defeat Youngstown (Steel)
OHL Roundup: D’Amico scores in OT as Spitfires edge Spirit (Sportsnet)