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#HashtagMonday: Panic! At the United Center (Or Not)

By Ericka McFee

Oct 28, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson (36) makes a save with defenseman Hampus Lindholm (47) defending and Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) looking on during the second period at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

#HashtagMonday: Panic! At the United Center (Or Not)

The Chicago Blackhawks have been struggling to find consistency and string some wins together. Their biggest streak so far this season has been two wins: the first two games (season kickoff on the road against the Dallas Stars on 10/9 and at home against the Buffalo Sabres on 10/11) and then a week later against the Nashville Predators and Philadelphia Flyers, respectively.

Then, after a pair of disgusting losses against the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Winnipeg Jets, fans on Twitter began to fret. Or at least facepalm. Hard. So in last week’s edition of Hashtag Monday, we asked:

Here’s what you had to say:

Thanks for your responses!

As we now know, rookie defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk got his first career NHL goal in yesterday’s game against the San Jose Sharks. Except that he apparently didn’t. Earlier today, the NHL issued a scoring change and gave the credit for the goal to Kris Versteeg. So this week, we are asking:

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

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