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Blackhawks Vs Canucks Preview: Hawks Set To Begin Second Half Of Season

Blackhawks begin nine-game roadtrip in Vancouver.

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The Blackhawks are set to resume play after being off for almost a week. Chicago starts a nine-game road trip Tuesday with the first stop against their rivals from the Northwest the Vancouver Canucks.

The Hawks and Canucks have played twice this season with each team winning one. In their most recent matchup the Hawks won 5-1.

Scheduled to start in goal are Corey Crawford (18-12-4 2.86) for the Blackhawks and for Vancouver is Cory Schneider (10-5-0 2.30).

The Blackhawks are starting to get healthy again after the break. Jonathan Toews is scheduled to return to the lineup against Vancouver,and Patrick Sharp is very close to returning.

Tuesday's game is scheduled to begin at 9:00 CST. The game will be televised on WGN.

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