Takeaways from each Blackhawks game.
Two defensive pairings are going in different directions and the power play was... great?
Chicago scored two power play goals and Alex DeBrincat is now a playmaker?
Drake Caggiula played with heart and passion and the power play continues to decimate this team’s playoff chances.
The Blackhawks extended their winning streak to four games before maddening loss.
Adam Boqvist and Dylan Strome played key roles in Chicago’s four-goal second period.
Chicago continues to lose steam throughout games, while the defense needs to step up to help a dominant Corey Crawford.
Dominik Kubalik scored a hat trick and Corey Crawford kept Chicago close during the second period.
Chicago scored three power-play goals in a game for the first time this season, but defensive breakdowns led to a loss.
Corey Crawford made 42 saves in a crucial game with Erik Gustafsson out of the lineup ahead of the NHL trade deadline.
Chicago needs more from its top-six forwards, but found a good third line.
Chicago still isn’t capitalizing on the power play or with other opportunities, and Patrick Kane is doing the most for this team.
Kirby Dach continues to shine and the power play is gaining momentum.
Kirby Dach was impressive centering Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad. Plus, Adam Boqvist showed off some nifty 1-on-1 defensive skills on Taylor Hall.
Brandon Saad’s return and Chicago’s ability to bounce right back after goals against were key in their weekend sweep.
Slater Koekkoek and Olli Maatta elevated their game, the penalty kill shined and Chicago stumbled upon a new first line.
Adam Boqvist struggled defensively, Alex DeBrincat scored a much needed goal and Dominik Kubalik continued to surpass expectations.
Dylan Sikura deserves to stay and it’s time figure out the power play.
Patrick Kane moves up the franchise record books again, Dylan Sikura has a strong game and Robin Lehner stays hot.
The Dach, DeBrincat and Strome trio worked well and Olli Maatta is not the problem.
Dennis Gilbert, Dylan Strome and weird forward lines.
Chicago was outscored 4-0 in the second period, couldn’t convert on the power play and continued its losing ways prior to the holiday break.
Chicago won for the first time when trailing after the second period, early goals continue and the penalty kill is actually good.
Duncan Keith hasn’t missed a beat, 4-for-4 penalty kill and an opportunity for Dylan Sikura to make a positive impact.
Chicago blew two multi-goal leads, but was able to grab a win in the second game.
Chicago struggled in the final 40 minutes.