Patience Is a Virtue: Chicago Blackhawks Starting to Look Promising

January 13th, 2011 by Mikal Elyse Leave a reply »
There has not been one disheartened face on the ice or the stands in the United Center as of late. The Chicago Blackhawks finally look like they have got their game and chemistry in sync.

Corey Crawford has proven numerous people wrong on being one of the most dominate goaltenders this season, going 4-1 in his last five games, ranked third in GAA and now posting back-to-back shutouts against the Colorado Avalanche and New York Islanders. Crawford is looking like the number one starter the Blackhawks have been looking for since June 9 of 2010.

The core of forwards, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa were key contributors early on in the season. At the moment, the Blackhawks are receiving team efforts from the third and forth lines as well as a surplus of efforts from Dave Bolland (three points, +2 in the past five games).

It is always great to see a team start coming together as one to win games at home and on the road. Their chemistry seems to be rubbing off quickly on to all of their players and building throughout the team.

Currently the Blackhawks forwards and goaltending seem to be in sync there is still one issu ...

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