Every team preaches it this time of year: To advance, the best players need to be the best players.
Right now, the Blackhawks’ best are playing accordingly.
While Game 1 between the Blackhawks and Wild was a goal-scoring affair, the second game between these Western Conference foes has proven to be much more of a defensive battle so far.
1. Get Dubnyk doubting.
Marian Hossa got the question that so many Blackhawks did following their Game 1 victory over the Minnesota Wild.