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Chicago Blackhawks: 3 players snubbed from the All-Star game

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Chicago Blackhawks, Dominik Kubalik
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3. Dominik Kubalik

It’s crazy to think about how Dominik Kubalik is just three goals away from being the leading scorer on the Chicago Blackhawks. Kubalik has played in just 48 games this season and has scored 21 times. He leads all rookies in goals.

Kubalik will be a 30 goal scorer this season. It’s fair to say he could break the 40 goal mark. The Czech native has surprised many fans with his scoring touch.

In Kubalik’s last five games, he’s had three games where he’s scored twice. The success he’s had has gone under the radar for many fans. Everyone is focused on Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. They’ve missed on Kubalik and how well he’s played.

Not to mention, he has the second-most points in the NHL since the start of 2020. Toews has 16 points in 2020, Kubalik has 14.

Kubalik was a quiet snub. Not many fans knew about him a few months ago. If he hits 40 goals scored this season, everyone will be forced to know his name. He’s in the running for Rookie of the Year. I don’t see how he doesn’t win it if he scores 40 goals.

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He has 32 games to score 19 more times. It’s very possible at the rate he’s going. As long as he doesn’t get injured, Kubalik will be a special player for many years to come.

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