3 Takeaways from the Chicago Blackhawks Victory Over the Calgary Flames

Jason Dickinson scored two goals to reach the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career. The Hawks won 3-1.

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The Chicago Blackhawks dominated the Calgary Flames at the United Center. It is rare to say the Hawks have dominated any opponent all season, but they did that in a 3-1 victory.

The Blackhawks are closing out the season by playing some of their best hockey as they are 6-4 over their past 10 games. That is impressive considering the Hawks went 1-12-3 before this recent stretch of strong play.

Maybe it is because the team is back to being as close to healthy as it can be. Winning lately might be hurting the Blackhawks' chances to secure the best possible odds to win the NHL Draft Lottery and thus the right to select Macklin Celebrini with the No. 1 overall pick. At the same time, it is nice to see the Hawks finish the season strong, especially with players who will be here next season.

Here are three takeaways from last night's victory...

Jason Dickinson continued his career season scoring while rookie Landon Slaggert registered his first NHL career points.

Dickinson registered two goals in this game to reach 20 goals for the first time in his career. The Hawks were up 1-0 when Jason found the back of the net late in the first period.

Slaggert picked up the secondary assist for his first career NHL point. Slaggert nearly scored his first NHL goal in the second period, but the shot was blocked at the last second. He technically scored that first career goal in the third period, but it was wiped out after review.

Instead, he had to settle for two points as he also got the secondary assist on Dickinson's second goal of the game in the third period.

Dickinson and Slaggert are getting the headlines, but Joey Anderson deserves some love too as he made two nice passes on those primary assists to set up Jason for those goals.

Dickinson has been one of the few consistent bright spots in a lost season. He has never scored more than nine goals in his career, but he put a lot of work into his offensive game in the offseason and it is paying off.

With almost everyone back healthy, he produced two goals from the fourth line. Anderson and Dickinson have built really good chemistry together and adding Slaggert has only made that line stronger. It is a line that cannot only play good defense and hit, but it can also score.