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Blackhawks 2017-2018 Season Thread

Discussion in 'Chicago Blackhawks' started by JBM73, May 31, 2017.

  1. NCChiFan

    NCChiFan Well-Known Member

    Jul 17, 2013
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    $ 1,000

    Great to see the Hawks piling on great Offense. Hope this trend continues all season long, something that was missing most of last year.

  2. anotheridiot

    anotheridiot There will always be someone to blame......

    Jul 5, 2013
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    well Haydon, Forsling, Kero really playing some inspired hockey. Unbelievable call last night with that offsides and no explanation. If Seabrook kicked the puck into the zone its the only way I can see it.
  3. JBM73

    JBM73 The Little Engine That Could

    Jul 8, 2013
    Clarksboro, NJ
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    $ 1,000

    So, 9 games in and there's definitely a lot to like about this team. Crawford playing well, Forsberg seems like he should be a serviceable backup. The 1st, 2nd and 4th lines (with Wingels, not Kero) seem to be coming together nicely. On D, while the group certainly isn't great they at least seem to have 8 legit NHL d-men, and hopefully the young guys continue to progress as they gain experience and a true top 6 will emerge.

    That really just leaves the 3rd forward line. Ugh. Not gelling AT ALL. I don't think it's for lack of talent. Sharp, Anisimov and Debrincat all have NHL level skill, but together they just aren't getting it done and are getting beaten like a rug defensively. A definite change is in order for that line. Any ideas?