Handzus to miss at least next 3 games
The Blackhawks will be without center Michal Handzus for "more than a couple days," according to coach Joel Quenneville, with an upper body injury.
"He could be out for a little bit, we'll see," Quenneville said.
Handzus has battled wrist problems since last year in the playoffs. The Hawks played the Wild on Saturday then are at Minnesota on Monday before returning home to host Ottawa on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Quenneville said call-ups Jeremy Morin and Brad Mills would be in the lineup at forward Saturday night against Minnesota after being recalled from Rockford on Friday.
"Millsy is an experienced guy, he's been around," Quenneville said. "We thought he had a real good camp. He's a right shot, can take faceoffs, kill penalties - he can fill that niche that we're looking for."
Morin will be looking to pick up where he left off in Rockford, where he had 4 goals and 4 assists in the first eight games.
"Things happen when he's out there," Quenneville said.
"It's always nice to get that call and come here and put on that uniform," Morin said. "Now I need to prove I can play at this level. You want to be up here, that's the goal."