Monday, July 13, 2020 6:44 PM EST
By JAY COHEN, AP
Corey Crawford was absent when the Chicago Blackhawks practiced for the first time amid the coronavirus pandemic, casting doubt on the goaltender’s availability for the resumption of the NHL season. Coach Jeremy Colliton says the 35-year-old Crawford was “unfit to play or to participate.” NHL teams are limited as to what they can say about missing players in the COVID-19 world. There was no further word on Crawford’s situation.