This season went nowhere fast for the Blackhawks after goalie Corey Crawford was put on injured reserve.
Next season promises more of the same for the Hawks if Crawford isn’t 100 percent recovered from what the team has termed an “upper-body” injury, reportedly concussion-related.
Which brings us back to this season, which will be lost whether or not Crawford comes back.
At this point, what’s the point of his return?
There are 12 games left before the Hawks begin their earliest summer vacation in 10 seasons.
Crawford hasn’t been on the ice since Feb.12, when he faced a few shots and spent most of the team’s morning skate as a spectator.
It would take...