Six Keys to the Chicago Blackhawks’ Six-Game Circus Trip

November 15th, 2010 by Jon Fromi Leave a reply »
The Chicago Blackhawks are taking their act on the road, and it really couldn't come at a better time.

The struggling Hawks are hoping to find success out of a suitcase for the next two weeks, as they embark on their annual November swing out west.  This is commonly referred to as the "circus trip," because the Blackhawks are temporarily ousted from the United Center by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, who drive in stakes for a two-week run.

The Hawks are departing town on a promising note, beating Anaheim in a shootout last night after having earned a point in Nashville Saturday.  Will the Blackhawks build on the weekend and put on the Greatest Show On Earth on the road in some key conference games?

Or will Chicago continue to look like clowns?

Let's look at the six road games coming up in the next two weeks, then hit on six keys to a successful circus trip.


Six Games

1.  November 17th at Edmonton

The Oilers have won just four games this year, but half of those came in front of stunned Chicago crowds.  Are two embarrassing ...

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