Since beginning the season 4-0-1, the Chicago Blackhawks have stumbled. They’ve lost five of seven, including being shutout twice in their past four games. Trying to ignite a spark in his team, head coach Joel Quenneville has again jumbled his lines.
Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews will be back together on the Blackhawks’ top line when they visit the Montreal Canadiens Tuesday night, with Ben Smith joining them. Despite the constant line shuffling by Quenneville while trying to right the ship, Toews doesn't see it as a worrying sign.
“Whether the team [has gone] through it or not, we’ve had individuals who’ve dealt with this before — it’s not the end of the world."
“We’re not looking to go out there and score eight goals tonight. If that happens, it’s great, and no one’s going to complain about that. But we’ll keep working for it, and we know that we’ll rely on our experience to get through it.”
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