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Toews gets to play in hometown

Updated: June 16, 2010, 4:26 PM ET
Associated Press

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will play an exhibition game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Winnipeg in the fall.

True North Sports & Entertainment Limited said Wednesday the Blackhawks will play the Lightning on Sept. 22 at MTS Center.

The matchup will be the seventh NHL preseason contest hosted by Winnipeg since 1997. The game will be a homecoming for Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, a Winnipeg native.

Last year, the Lightning defeated ...

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