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WATCH: Scott Darling makes incredible sprawling glove save

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WATCH: Scott Darling makes incredible sprawling glove save

Scott Darling has made some pretty spectacular saves in his brief career with the Blackhawks, most notably in Game 1 against the Nashville Predators last year when he made a terrific right pad save in the third period to keep the game tied.

Add another one to the list.

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With the Blackhawks leading 3-0 against the Maple Leafs in the second period, the Lemont native robbed Nick Spaling with an acrobatic glove save that preserved the three-goal lead and shutout bid.

Check out the save in the video above.

After the game Darling, who stopped 35 of 37 shots in the Blackhawks' 7-2 win, admitted there was some luck to his ridiculous save.

Hear what he had to say in his postgame comments below:

Blackhawks make minor league trade with Rangers

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Blackhawks make minor league trade with Rangers

When the Blackhawks signed Darren Raddysh in 2017, it was because they didn't have many right-handed shot defensemen in the pipeline and he was an intriguing prospect coming off a season in which he was named the OHL's top blue liner.

But with Adam Boqvist, Henri Jokiharju and Ian Mitchell added to the mix over the last two NHL drafts, Raddysh was quickly jumped on the organizational depth chart. On Monday, the Blackhawks sent the 22-year-old prospect to the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Peter Holland, who will report to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Raddysh, who was teammates with Alex DeBrincat and Dylan Strome with the Erie Otters, led all IceHogs defensemen with 26 points this season. With the Rangers expected to be sellers ahead of the Feb. 25 trade deadline, there's a chance he makes his NHL debut before the year ends depending on which defensemen they move.

Holland's cap hit is $675,000 and he's set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. The 28-year-old has appeared in 266 games with four different teams, but has yet to appear in an NHL game this season. He can play all for forward positions. His best season came with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2014-15 when he compiled 11 goals and 14 assists for 25 points in 62 games, and had a shooting percentage of 11.8.

Holland leads the Hartford Wold Pack with 20 goals, 29 assists and 49 points in 52 games this season, and served as an alternate captain. He's a good presence to have in Rockford, where the Blackhawks can use some veteran leadership up front for its young guys.

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Blackhawks Talk Podcast: Special guest Mike Tirico

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Blackhawks Talk Podcast: Special guest Mike Tirico

On this episode of Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle talks with Mike Tirico, who is doing play-by-play for the Blackhawks-Red Wings game on Wednesday night.

0:45 - Mike Tirico on how he got the call to call hockey

1:30 - Tirico's preparation for his first NHL play-by-play broadcast

4:15 - Patrick Kane continue's to impress as a veteran

6:20 - Can Tirico fit more NHL into his busy schedule?

8:20 - Will Tirico get nervous for his first NHL broadcast?

Listen to the full episode in the embedded player below: