Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- #82

By Keith Schultz

Good morning Chicago Blackhawks fans! It’s actually here,  there are a few days that you always remember in a season, opening night, the long road trips and of course the final game of the regular season.  Sure it’s a long time ago, but it seems like just yesterday we were counting down to opening night and now here it is the final game of the season and there are still questions to be answered in game #82.

The Chicago Blackhawks have clinched their playoff spot, but yet we still don’t know which road arena we will be opening the Stanley Cup chase in later next week.  The St. Louis Blues, Nashville Predators, or Anaheim Ducks could be hosting the Chicago Blackhawks in the opening round of the playoffs, and no matter what you see or read, all of those teams do not want to see Chicago in the opening round.

Who do the Hawks face is the question that will be answered tonight, in the meantime here are some morning links to kick off the final regular season game day of the 2014-2015 season.

The Chicago Blackhawks invite the fan to join them this playoff season in Beard-A-Thon (Blackhawks)

Let the Bidder Beware: Drew LeBlanc was a free agent bust for Stan Bowman (The Committed Indian)

Chicago Blackhawks prospects Tanner Kero and Mike Paliotta were both named All-Americans on Friday (Committed Indians)

They did it successfully last year, so there is no reason for the Chicago Blackhawks team to be intimidated by starting the playoffs on the road this year (CSN)

Nobody on the Chicago Blackhawks roster is missing Patrick Kane more than Kris Versteeg (Second City)

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