Nikolai Khabibulin returned to the Blackhawks’ net he last occupied in 2009 and made 17 saves as Chicago beat the New York Islanders 3-2 to earn their second win of the season.
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khabibulin defends the net against New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo in the second period Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 at the United Center. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)
Surging, young Avalanche certainly have their attention as they battle it out for playoff position in Central DivisionThere will be plenty of hockey remaining after the Blackhawks and Avalanche lock horns Wednesday night in Denver — 16 regular-season games each, to be exact — but there's no time like the present to size each other up for a possible post […]
Dallas Stars center Rich Peverley was "resting comfortably" in a hospital Tuesday after collapsing the night before on the bench in the first period of the team's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. […]