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Turco in net, Bolland out as Blackhawks face Avs

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Turco in net, Bolland out as Blackhawks face Avs

Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
2:46 PM

By Tracey Myers
CSNChicago.com

DENVER Dave Bolland is out with an upper-body injury and Marty Turco will get the start in goal when the Chicago Blackhawks face the Avalanche tonight at Pepsi Center.

The Blackhawks called up Ryan Potulny from Rockford to replace Bolland, who coach Joel Quennville said is day to day with an injury he sustained against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. The Blackhawks now have four players out of the lineup.

Our approach has been good (through injuries), guys have been upbeat and certain guys are getting opportunities, Quenneville said. Everybody goes through it, nobody feels sorry for you, nor should they.

Turco will get his first start since Dec. 3, when the Blackhawks were shut out by Vancouver 3-0. Corey Crawford, who has won seven of his last eight starts, is coming off what Quenneville called arguably his best game of the year, a 2-1 overtime loss to San Jose.

(Crawford) deserved a lot of consideration, Quenneville said. Certainly it wasnt easy.

Meanwhile, Quenneville said Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane and Fernando Pisani could all be skating today or Tuesday. Kane was expected out up to three weeks with that left ankle injury.

We think hes progressing well, Quenneville said of Kane. Well have a better indication when he starts to skate. Hopefully he can get on the ice the next day or two.

Tracey Myers is CSNChicago.com's Blackhawks Insider. Follow Tracey on Twitter @TramyersCSN for up-to-the-minute Hawks information.

Hawks Talk Podcast: Thoughts on Corey Crawford's season debut

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Hawks Talk Podcast: Thoughts on Corey Crawford's season debut

In the latest Hawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle, Jamal Mayers and Charlie Roumeliotis recap Corey Crawford’s season debut after missing nearly 10 months with a concussion.

Mayers talks about the Kitty system that Niklas Hjalmarsson and Vinnie Hinostroza probably dealt with in their returns to Chicago.

The guys also discuss what’s next for Crawford, the upcoming matchup against Artemi Panarin and the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Blackhawks’ biggest areas for improvement.

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The Daily Line Podcast: How will Khalil Mack's injury affect the Bears-Pats spread?

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The Daily Line Podcast: How will Khalil Mack's injury affect the Bears-Pats spread?

On this week’s Daily Line podcast, VSIN’s Sam Panayotovich joins Ryan McGuffey and Paul Aspan to take us inside the scene in Vegas as last week’s Bears-Dolphins line jumped from Bears -3.5 to Bears -7 on the news that Brock Osweiler would replace Ryan Tannehill (3:00). We look ahead to the Patriots (-2.5) at the Bears, discuss what kind of impact Khalil Mack’s injury could have on this week’s spread (6:30) and Sam gives us his best bets of the week (7:30). Joe Ostrowski of the Early Odds podcast also joins the show to discuss the how to get the best of the number (14:00) and whether home underdogs will stay hot. Plus, the guys make their picks for week 7 (18:00) and a quick thought on the Bulls over under. (32:00)

Listen to the full podcast here or via the embedded player below: