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#Hashtag Monday: Brad Richards

By Ericka McFee

Oct 21, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Brad Richards (91) during the first period at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

#Hashtag Monday: Brad Richards

Usually I begin the weekly Hashtag Monday posts with a cheery “Happy Monday, Blackhawks fans!” But who are we kidding? Let’s hope that the happy days come back, and soon.

Last week we asked:

Here’s what you had to say:

Thanks for weighing in! Richards did finally score his first goal on Saturday in the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, and on the power play to boot. But that One Goal (pun intended) doesn’t make up for his lackluster-at-best play. It’s almost as if he and Johnny Oduya made a secret bet to see who can have more turnovers. Which leads us to our topic for this week. With a 6-5-1 record – and I can scarcely believe it as I type – the Hawks have fallen into a pretty early slump.

If a team is going to slump, perhaps it is better to get it out of the way now as long as they don’t fall back again. On the other hand, if they fall too far back too early, it may be very hard (and very exhausting) to catch up. So today, we are asking:

Fire up your tweets and let us know what you think!

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