Stan Bowman talked of the goals set at the start of this season, the biggest being the desire to play into June.
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have been the cornerstones of the Blackhawks' resurgence back to NHL greatness.
How quickly things can turn.
The Blackhawks were 7:17 away from their second consecutive trip to the Stanley Cup Final.
Game 7 had barely finished, the overtime defeat still stinging too much for the Blackhawks to think back on the whole season and on everything they did during it.