Crawford will miss 2-3 weeks after undergoing an appendectomy on Saturday.
With Crawford sidelined, the Blackhawks turn to Scott Darling in net and have recalled Lars Johansson from Rockford. This is a tough break for Crawford owners because Crawford had been playing great prior to the injury.
Crawford is out indefinitely after undergoing an emergency appendectomy.
Crawford was schedule to start Saturday’s game in Philadelphia but was forced to undergo an emergency appendectomy and will be sidelined for the foreseeable future. Scott Darling will take over as the Blackhawks’ No.1 netminder.
Crawford allowed three goals on 33 shots in the Blackhawks’ win over the Devils on Thursday. Crawford has won three straight starts while posting a 1.94 GAA and .944 SV%. Crawford has gone 5-5-0 with a 2.67 GAA and .913 SV% in 10 starts on the road this season—his his first start vs. Philly, he allowed four goals on 27 shots in a 7-4 win.
Crawford stopped 38 of 39 shots in the Blackhawks’ shootout win over the Panthers on Tuesday. Crawford has won his last two starts while stopping 72 of 75 shots (.960 SV%). Tonight he takes on the Devils for the second time this season—he stopped 30 of 32 shots in a 3-2 OT win in their first meeting.
Crawford allowed two goals on 36 shots in the Blackhawks’ win in Anaheim last Friday. Scott Darling started on Saturday, so they’ll go back to Crawford tonight vs. the Panthers. Crawford has gone 5-1-2 with a 1.87 GAA and .939 SV% on home ice this season and he’ll take on a Florida team that has lost two of three and just fired their coach on Sunday.
Crawford allowed two goals on 35 shots in the Blackhawks’ loss in San Jose on Wednesday. Crawford has lost three of his last four games, but is still 6-3-1 with a 2.25 GAA and .926 SV% in November. He has gone 4-5-0 on the road this season and will go today in Anaheim.
Crawford allowed two goals on 30 shots in the Blackhawks’ win in Calgary on Friday. He was given Saturday night off, so he’ll get back in the crease tonight in Edmonton. Crawford has gone 6-1-1 with a 1.92 GAA and .936 SV% in eight starts in November, so it will be hard to keep him out of your lineup tonight.
Crawford allowed four goals on 22 shots in the Blackhawks’ loss in Winnipeg on Tuesday. Crawford has gone 7-1-1 with a 1.70 GAA, .944 SV% and two shutouts in his last nine starts. Tonight he faces a Flames team that is struggling and will be without Johnny Gaudreau tonight after fracturing his finger on Tuesday.
Crawford allowed two goals on 33 shots in the Blackhawks win over the Canadiens on Saturday. Crawford has been on quite a run as of late, winning seven of his last eight starts while posting a 1.38 GAA, .955 SV% and two shutouts. Tonight he will face a Jets team that is on quite a tear as well, having won four of their last six games.
Crawford allowed one goals on 28 shots in the Blackhawks’ win in St. Louis on Wednesday. Crawford has won each of his last six starts while posting an impressive 1.00 GAA, .970 SV% and two shutouts. Crawford is as hot as any netminder in the NHL and tonight he faces the Capitals on home-ice, where he is 4-1-1 with a 1.65 GAA and .948 SV% this season.
Crawford gave up two goals on 33 shots in the Blackhawks’ win in Dallas on Saturday. Crawford was given a night off on Sunday, so they’ll come back to him tonight vs. the Blues. Crawford has been excellent recently, winning five consecutive games with a 1.00 GAA, .970 SV% and two shutouts. He lost his first starts vs. St. Louis this year, but remains a solid option on Wednesday.
Crawford stopped all 38 shots that he faced in the Blackhawks’ shutout win over the Avalanche on Thursday. Crawford has won four straight games while posting a 0.75 GAA, .978 SV% and two shutouts. The Hawks’ netminder is red-hot and will take on a Stars team that is battling a ton of injuries and come in tied for 20th in scoring (2.60 G/PG).