Don’t expect to see Kris Versteeg in the Blackhawks’ lineup for Friday’s big game in Los Angeles. The 28-year-old winger was benched for most of last night’s Game 5 of the Western Conference Final, his last shift coming in the second period when Dustin Brown scored to tie the contest 3-3.
As you can see, Versteeg couldn’t make the play along the boards to make sure the puck got out. On top of that, he was also on the ice for the Kings’ first goal. And let’s just say he had a pretty great view of it:
Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said today that he may tweak the lineup for tomorrow’s game. Peter Regin, Joakim Nordstrom, and Jeremy Morin were among the scratches last night.