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Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- Double Down

By Keith Schultz
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville looks on in the third period during a game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks on November 27, 2017, at the United Center in Chicago, IL. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville looks on in the third period during a game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks on November 27, 2017, at the United Center in Chicago, IL. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) /
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Good morning Chicago Blackhawks fans! If you stayed up for the Chicago Blackhawks loss to the Vegas Golden Knights last night, Hope you’re coffee is very strong this morning! 

It’s been a long time since the Chicago Blackhawks have been on this bad of a run, It was actually in the first year I started with Blackhawk Up, and I wrote a post about their losing streak then it was called Eight is Enough

Well seven is enough right now if you ask me, and even then it probably doesn’t matter since there really isn’t enough games left on the schedule for the Hawks to get back into the playoff race.  The biggest reason why the Blackhawks continue to lose games is pretty evident last night, and that is they are playing minor league goalies this year while waiting for Corey Crawford to return from injury.

With the playoffs basically out of reach, the Chicago Blackhawks should just give Crawford a pass on the rest of the season and return healthy for the 2018-2019 season since this season is apparently a bust.

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When the Chicago Blackhawks won opening night 10-1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins I would have never in a million years imagined a scenario where the Hawks weren’t in the playoffs this year, but that’s where we are at with 57 games played in the season.   Seven straight losses and no hope in sight except trying to see what the Blackhawks lottery chances are this year.

Oh Happy Valentines Day btw! Here are some morning links to start your day!

Listening to what Joel Quenneville has to say after every game gets harder and harder after each consecutive loss (Blackhawks)

Getting healthy scratched has been a new experience for Patrick Sharp this season (Sun-Times)

It took 4 third period goals to beat the Hawks and extend their losing streak on Tuesday night (Washington Post)

The Rockford Ice Hogs failed to gain any ground within their division (The Rink)

It’s going from bad to worse for the Chicago Blackhawks (CSN)

The Seattle group formally puts in their fees for an expansion franchise (Bleacher report)

The Edmonton Oilers will be back next season you can count on it (Fan Rag)

The Predators rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win in overtime (On THe Forecheck)

Thanks to Ken Hitchcock the Stars can just skip the trade deadline (Blackout Dallas)

Why did the Ottawa Senators and LA Kings make a trade on Tuesday (TSN)

Next: 5 Thoughts On Blackhawks 7th Straight Loss

Quebec City is now left saying when for an NHL franchise (Puck Daddy)

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