5 Takeaways from the Chicago Blackhawks 2020 season

Patrick Kane #88, Chicago Blackhawks (Getty Images)
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Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
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After giving it a day to sink in, here are the top 5 takeaways from Chicago Blackhawks 2020 NHL season.

Not many people expected the Chicago Blackhawks to be a playoff team once the new year hit and they couldn’t keep up with the teams ahead of them. The Blackhawks would get a few points within the last wildcard spot and would lose a few games and fall behind. Even when the 24-team play-in schedule was announced, hockey fans were here to write off the Blackhawks.

Well, they became a playoff team, whether fans like it or not. They earned their spot against Vegas and even though it didn’t go their way, I wouldn’t change a single thing.

There’s something to be said about this roster. It’s the youngest roster in the playoffs, with guys who have never played in the playoffs before. It was the right circumstance for this team. Chicago was thrown in a weird spot and succeeded in their first series. They just couldn’t capture that success in Round 1.

Here are the 5 takeaways from the 2020 NHL season for the Blackhawks.