Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- 2 To Go!

By Keith Schultz

Good morning Chicago Blackhawks fans! We are down to 2 regular season games to go and after a long season of ups and downs the playoffs are in sight! The best part of yesterday was the news that Patrick Kane was firing off slap shots which hopefully makes that 12 week recovery time shorter which is what everyone believes to be true in Chicago Blackhawks land.

There are still so many playoff possibilities when looking at first round matchups so a lot of the games in the final week will have a playoff feel.  Ahh, playoff hockey nothing is better.  Here are some morning links to kick off your Wednesday morning.

The Chicago Blackhawks coaching staff decided to shut down Brad Richards for the last week of the regular season (Committed Indians)

Bryan Bickell is all about this time of year and especially his stats against the Minnesota Wild all-time (CSN)

Jason Zucker returned early from his broken clavicle injury which of course makes all Chicago Blackhawks fans optimistic about Patrick Kane’s possible early return from his similar injury (Pro Hockey Talk)

Joel Quenneville sparked more Chicago Blackhawks optimism with the news that Patrick Kane hasn’t been ruled out of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs (Second City)

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Here are some dream matchups for the upcoming Stanley Cup playoffs (ESPN)

Nashville Predators fans should be excited and sit back and enjoy the playoff ride they are about to take (On The Forecheck)

Part of the Detroit Red Wings issues as of late has been the slumpin Henrik Zetterberg (Octopus Thrower)

Tuukka Rask wants to and needs to finish the season strong for the Boston Bruins heading to the playoffs (Causeway Crowd)

Here is 5 reasons that the Washington Capitals made the playoffs in the Eastern Conference this season (Stars and Sticks)

Are we heading to a boring, low-scoring NHL Stanley Cup Playoff season? (let’s hope not) (Bleacher  Report)

What are the greatest divisions in NHL History, our vote is the Norris (Grantland)

After missing the playoffs the question is What now for Ron Hextall in Philadelphia to get back to greatness (Sporting News)

Jack Johnson caught up in a Ponzi scheme.. What?? (Puck Daddy)

Why Jaromir Jagr should stay with the Florida Panthers next season and play in the Worlds tourney (NHL)

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