A rookie backup in goal for Chicago?
August, 8, 2013
By Tim Kavanagh | ESPN Insider
Coming off a Stanley Cup-winning season, the Chicago Blackhawks are poised to make a strong push again in 2013-14, as they did not have to disassemble the team to the same degree as after their last title. But there are some players who won't be back, and among those deletions is goaltender Ray Emery, whose numbers in 2012-13 -- in 19 starts (about 40 percent of the club's regular season games), he went 17-1-0, with a 1.94 GAA and .922 SV% -- were on par with those of Corey Crawford -- 19-5-5, with a 1.94 GAA and .926 SV%. Emery headed back to Philly, so who do the 'Hawks have in mind to take his place?