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NHL Power Rankings: Chicago Blackhawks Will Need More Depth

By Aaron Goldschmidt
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NHL: Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks
NHL: Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks /

The Blackhawks need Jonathan Toews to wake up from this terrible dream FAST. Since missing some time earlier in the year, Toews doesn’t not look like the same old Toews that we’re used to. He isn’t in on the forecheck as much, his scoring has gone dry, and his top line in the last 8 games has been ineffective. I hope he’s not dealing with an ailing injury, but he needs something to boost his chemistry on the first line. If the Blackhawks can’t find ways to find production from the other lines, it will be pretty easy for playoff opponents to game-plan stopping Kane/Panarin/Anisimov.. . Previous: 5th. Chicago Blackhawks. 6. team. 94

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