2010 Winter Olympics: Chicago Blackhawks Recap

February 28th, 2010 by TAB BAMFORD Leave a reply »
It's been an incredible two weeks for six of the Chicago Blackhawks.

In Sunday's gold medal game, the United States and Canada played a legendary game that featured all of the drama the Olympics is about.  Finally, Blackhawks' captain Jonathan Toews put the puck in the next to push his point total to eight (one goal, seven assists) in the tournament. 

Toews was voted the best forward of the Olympic tournament by the media, and led the tournament in assists.  He also ended the tournament fifth in faceoff win percentage at 64.76 percent. The United States' goalie Ryan Miller was named the tournament's MVP, but a strong case was made for Toews to win that honor as well.

Duncan Keith ended the tournament tied for second among all Olympic defensemen with six points (six assists). His +6 rating was tied with fellow Canadians Drew Doughty and Eric Staal for third in the tournament.  Toews tied for the overall tournament lead in plus-minutes at +9 with Ryan Suter of the U.S.  Amazingly, not a single goal was scored in the tournament while Toews was on the ice.

Brent Seabrook became the seventh defenseman for Canadian ...

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