Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said he’s pleased with his four current lines, but he isn’t guaranteeing anything about the future.
The line pairings for Monday were Daniel Carcillo, Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa on the first line, Patrick Sharp, Dave Bolland and Patrick Kane on the second line, Bryan Bickell, Andrew Shaw and Viktor Stalberg on the third line and Brandon Bollig, Jamal Mayers and Michael Frolik on the fourth line.
“I like the way the lines are right now,” Quenneville said. “We talk about it all the time. ‘What do you think of this or maybe put this guy here?’ I still think the lines we’re seeing right now, it’s not etched in stone and that’s how we’re going to start, but they could be like that. But we’re not the type of team that just sits with the same lineup if things aren’t productive.”