Highlights: Blackhawks 4, Red Wings 3
BY ADAM L. JAHNS firstname.lastname@example.org September 28, 2011 11:10PM
Updated: November 11, 2011 5:19PM
Patrick Kane, Brent Seabrook and Marian Hossa (5-on-3) had power-play goals. Ben Smith also scored, and Duncan Keith had three assists. The Red Wings — despite missing their stars — pressed the Hawks all game. Fabian Brunnstrom scored twice.
“I saw the lineup they dressed. I didn’t know it was opening night.” — Red Wings coach Mike Babcock
Fighting words II
“I don’t doubt that [Brendan Smith’s] shoulder hit [Ben Smith’s] head. Is there any responsibility on the puck carrier, toe-dragging, sliding sideways, to look after himself? Doesn’t appear like there is anymore, is there? You come across the middle, toe-dragging like this, and you get dinged. And I’m not saying that our guy isn’t guilty. His shoulder hit his head. You better not put yourself in those situations, I would say.”