Brandon Spinner will be all set up later today and will post The Daily Espo under his own name tomorrow. Here’s his second edition recapping former Blackhawks’ performances from last night.

"Hm, I used this tongue on that blonde in the fifth row back in May." (Chicago Tribune)

Only a handful of former Hawks were in action, combining for just 1 goal and 2  assists. The return of well-loved Adam Burish to the Madhouse proved to be nice. He received a loud cheer when he started his first shift, but that’s the only noise that was associated with him.

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Craig Adams — Pittsburgh
12:18 TOI, Minus 1, 2 PIM, 3 Shots, 2 for 6 in Faceoffs,
Quick note that after Starting 9-8-2 the Penguins have now won 11 straight games. Sidney Crosby has 22 Points during the stretch with at least one point in every game, 2 Hat Tricks, and totaling 14 Goals and 8 Assists. On fire much?

Kris Versteeg – Toronto
21:48 TOI, 1 Assist (8), Minus 2, 2 PIM, 2 Shots, 1 for 1 in Faceoffs

Dan Cleary — Detroit
19:02 TOI, Minus 1, 6 Shots

Steve Sullivan – Nashville
14:52 TOI, 1 Assist (8), Plus 1

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