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Blackhawks' Chris Kunitz on costly elbow: 'It was just a weird play'

Dec 04, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

Chris Kunitz's first, and likely only, season with the Blackhawks was awful enough before Sunday's elbow to Flames defenseman Travis Hamonic's face.

It was bad enough that the 39-year-old winger - a four-time Stanley Cup winner - had given the Hawks essentially nothing in the way of offense, with two assists in 21 games. He already was dealing with the harsh reality of being a regular lineup scratch for the first time in his long career.

But then came that second-period chicken wi...