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Friday, February 22, 2013
Crawford to back up Emery against Sharks
By Scott Powers
will start Friday against the
San Jose Sharks
and will be backed up
, coach Joel Quenneville said.
was reassigned on Friday. Karlsson was recalled from the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL on Feb. 14. Karlsson did not play during his stint with the Blackhawks.
Crawford has missed the Blackhawks’ last three games due to an upper-body injury. He is 7-0-3 with a 1.65 goals-against average and a .935 save percentage this season.
Emery will be making his fourth consecutive start. He has a 6-0-0 record with a 2.27 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage this season.