Hawks Headlines: Carcillo Finds Motivation in Benching

Also, numerous writers weigh in on their thoughts on Teravainen's call-up

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In this edition of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at which Chicago Blackhawks forward is looking to rebound after missing Sunday’s game as a healthy scratch, a variety of opinions about Teuvo Teravainen’s call-up, and one columnists thoughts on the Winter Classic.

-On Sunday night against the Dallas Stars, Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo was a healthy scratch as Joakim Nordstrom made his return to the lineup. Head coach Joel Quenneville had said prior to the game that the team was in need of more out of the veteran winger, but Carcillo is looking at the decision to bench him as an opportunity to learn and grow as a player. [ESPN Chicago]

-Teuvo Teravainen will likely get an extended look for the Blackhawks as Kris Versteeg misses a month with an injured hand, and that time will allow the Hawks to be patient with his development, as Chris Emma explains. [670 the Score]

-Chris Kuc also examines the team’s need to be patient with the star prospect, and expresses his opinion that they will be. [Chicago Tribune]

-IceHogs head coach Ted Dent discussed Teravainen’s development through the season thus far, saying that the winger is in “a better spot” with his game than he was when he arrived in Rockford. [Pro Hockey Talk]

-Gail Kauchak rounds out our look at stories about Teravainen’s call-up, as she expressed her opinions on what the move means. [Fansided]

-Finally, Tracey Myers shares her opinions on what went down at the Winter Classic last week in Washington, D.C. [CSN Chicago]

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