Chicago Blackhawks: No Move the Right Move

March 3rd, 2010 by TAB BAMFORD Leave a reply »
Most Chicago fans felt that the Blackhawks would make at least one major move, if not more, before Wednesday's trade deadline. After all, there are a few areas (goaltending, goaltending, and...goaltending) that most fans and analysts thought could use improving if the Hawks are going to make a run at the Stanley Cup.

But then the deadline came and passed...and the Blackhawks did nothing.

The knee-jerk reaction to the lack of action from the United Center is a lot of four-letter words and sweaty palms. How are the Blackhawks supposed to win the Stanley Cup with the guys they have? What are we going to do? Help!


Deep breath.

OK. Let's take a step back and look at the Blackhawks from a sane, big-picture perspective. It's going to be alright.

First of all, let's be realistic about playoff position. The Blackhawks are going to win the Central Division; they have a 14-point lead on second-place Nashville. Despite a few moves by the Predators, it's unrealistic to think that the Preds will catch the Hawks with 20 games left in the season.

By winning the division, the Hawks are assured of one of the ...

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