Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford was named the NHL's No. 2 star of the week after impressing throughout Chicago's 6-0-0. Patrick Marleau and Martin St. Louis also made the list.
For the first time in franchise history, the Blackhawks are off to a 6-0-0 start. But you don't just accomplish something that big overnight. Here are the six top reasons the team is where they are today.
The Blackhawks recorded a franchise-best 6-0 record after defeating the Red Wings on Sunday evening, thanks to their strong performance on the penalty kill.
Nick Leddy's goal in extra time gave the Blackhawks a 2-1 win over Detroit, moving the team to a franchise-best 6-0 start to the 2013 season. Corey Crawford saved 29 of the 30 shots he faced Sunday night.
Corey Crawford's impressive start to the season has earned him goaltending duties for tonight's game against Detroit.
Nick Leddy had the stats last season, but his minus-12 mark left room for improvement in his all-around game. Early in 2013, the defenseman is proving his worth.
Comcast SportsNet Blackhawks analyst Steve Konroyd breaks down Chicago's three keys to the game before they face the Red Wings tonight at the United Center.
The Blackhawks moved to 5-0 for the first time since the 1971-72 season after topping the Blue Jackets, 3-2. Dave Bolland, Bryan Bickell and Jonathan Toews scored for Chicago. Corey Crawford made 24 saves.