1. Compete level needs to be higher. The Blackhawks are in the home stretch of a very long season. They can see the finish line.
Patrick Kane will likely be seeing a lot more of his former teammate as the Colorado Avalanche acquired goaltender Reto Berra during the final minutes leading to the NHL Trade Deadline.
The Chicago Blackhawks had some fairly quality chances against Semyon Varlamov, the Colorado Avalanche goaltender that has stymied them a fair bit already this season.
1: Score the game’s first goal. Sounds simple, but it means so much to the Blackhawks' success. When Chicago scores first, they are an unbelievable 28-1-6.
Semyon Varlamov was greeted by a big round of applause from his teammates as he entered the visiting room inside the United Center on Tuesday night.