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March 18: Scott Darling's favorite day

So we decree: Scott Darling must start every Chicago Blackhawks game that falls on March 18.

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Scott Darling is in just his second NHL season. The Chicago-area native has only started 34 games to date, and with them, he has just two shutouts.

Both have fallen on March 18. Via Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.:

The Blackhawks' Scott Darling earned the second shutout of his NHL career with a 4-0 victory in Winnipeg on Friday. It came a year to the day after his first NHL shutout, a 1-0 win for Chicago over the Rangers in New York on March 18, 2015. If you think that's unusual, you're right. Darling is the first goaltender in NHL history whose first two career shutouts came exactly one year apart.

Darling made 25 saves en route to his first shutout back on March 18, 2015. On March 18, 2016, he made 28 saves.

For one day a year, he is invincible. I can't wait to see what he does on March 18, 2017.