Expectations set high for Blackhawks next season

Expectations set high for Blackhawks next season
July 21, 2014, 5:45 pm
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Nina Falcone

Since the Chicago Blackhawks' rebuild began, the team's made one thing very clear: Each season they're out to win the Stanley Cup.

They've done so twice now, both in 2010 and 2013. They've made it to the Western Conference Final in four of the last six seasons.

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So although they came short on their goal in 2014, president and CEO John McDonough would not call that campaign a failure.

"I have to look at the whole body of the season," he said. "The job that Joel [Quenneville] did, the job that Stan [Bowman] did, the job that our business management group did. We've had 250 consecutive sellouts, possibly more, which is a strong reflection on Rocky Wirtz. But there's no way I would look back at this season and say that's a disappointment."

Do you agree with McDonough? See the rest of what he had to say in the video above.