Howard had a lot to say during the game about it, screaming at an official while the Blackhawks celebrated a comeback that was made possible by supporting players.
Frolik scored just three goals during the lockout-shortened season and had five last year, tying him for 13th on the team in scoring each time.
“There’s not a lot of room out there for top guys,” Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said. “We don’t care who scores. We’re all about being a team and contributing any way you can.”