Blackhawks G Corey Crawford day to day with upper-body injury; Emery to start against Sharks

Author:
Publish date:

CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks say top goalie Corey Crawford is day to day with an upper-body injury.

Veteran Ray Emery was slated to make his fourth start of the season Friday night against the San Jose Sharks, and Henrik Karlsson was set to back him after he was promoted from Rockford in the American Hockey League.

Crawford had 31 saves in a 3-2 shootout loss to Anaheim on Tuesday. He is 7-0-3 on the season with a 1.65 goals-against average.

Karlsson has appeared in 26 career NHL games, all with Calgary over the past two seasons. He has a 2.79 goals-against average.

TOP HEADLINES

Elvis Merzlikins
Play

Fantasy Hockey Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

As last season progressed, it became apparent that the Jackets weren’t really going anywhere. Can the team bounce-back in 2021-22 and bring your fantasy team value?

USATSI_16066150
Play

Oilers Sign Colton Sceviour to Professional Tryout

The Red Deer native played 46 games last year with Pittsburgh, recording five goals and five assists.

Los Angeles Kings
Play

Don't Discount the Los Angeles Kings

There are going to be surprises this season. And one of the biggest ones very well could be the Los Angeles Kings. It's not going to be a cakewalk for them this year, but their off-season additions have people talking.