Panarin (illness) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Panarin missed the Blackhawks’ morning skate because of an illness and he is listed as a game-time decision. Monitor his status during pre-game warmups, which get underway at 8:00 p.m ET. If Panarin can’t play, look for Teuvo Teravainen to move into the top-6 and for Jiri Sekac to get into the lineup.
Crawford stopped 36 of 37 shots in the Blackhawks win in Dallas on Saturday. He has won three in a row and four of his last fie while posting a 2.04 GAA, .930 SV% and one shutout. Tuesday will be his third start vs. the Sharks, he has gone 2-0-0 with a 2.45 GAA and .923 SV% in their first two meetings of the season.
Crawford allowed one goal on 23 shots in the Blackhawks win in Colorado on Tuesday. Dating back to December 29th, Crawford has gone 11-2-0 with a 1.86 GAA, .944 SV% and two shutouts. Tonight he faces a Coyotes team that has fallen off as of late, losing 2-5-1 in their last eight games—Crawford recorded the W in his first start against the Yotes this season.
Crawford was yanked after allowing three goals on 16 shots in the Blackhawks loss in Carolina last Tuesday. It was a rough finish to an excellent month for Crawford, who finished January at 9-2-0 with a 1.64 GAA, .952 SV% and two shutouts. Crawford will make his third start of the season vs. the Avalanche—he has gone 1-1-0 with a 2.52 GAA and .921 SV% in their first two meetings.
The Blackhawks recalled Viktor Svedberg from Rockford (AHL).
Svedberg, 24, has picked up two points (1G / 1A) in 15 games with the Blackhawks this season and 10 points (1G / 9A) in 30 games with Rockford. He is expected to be in the lineup on Tuesday with Michal Rozsival sidelined.
Toews will not play Tuesday due to one-game suspension for skipping the All-Star Game.
Toews is battling an illness that kept him out of the All Star game and Monday’s practice. He will automatically miss Tuesday’s game due to a one-game suspension for missing the All-Star game but his status remains up in the air for the remainder of the week.
Crawford stopped all 25 shots that he faced in the Blackhawks shutout win over the Blues on Sunday. Crawford’s last 10 games have been something to marvel at—he is 9-1-0 with a 1.40 GAA, .958 SV% and two shutouts. HIs seven shutouts this season lead the NHL and he draws a strong matchup tonight in Carolina.
Crawford allowed two goals on 33 shots in the Blackhawks loss in Tampa Bay on Thursday. The loss snapped the Blackhawks 12-game winning streak and was Crawford’s first since December 27th. Crawford ranks second in the NHL in wins (27), fourth in save percentage (.931) and 11th in GAA (2.13). Tonight he faces a Blues team that is 5-1-1 in their last seven.