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1. Pittsburgh (29-10-0, LW 1) – Losses to Buffalo and the New York Rangers show the team is human, but playing without Sidney Crosby. 2. Chicago (29-5-4, LW 3) – Blackhawks are running neck and neck with Anaheim for top team in the Western Conference. 3. Anaheim (27-8-5, LW 2) –...

1, Chicago (19-0-3, LW 1) – The Blackhawks are playing close games, but are overall better than anyone else in the NHL right now. Goalie Corey Crawford was hurt earlier this week, which could pose a problem down the road. 2. Anaheim (15-3-2, LW 2) – Ryan Getzlaf is continuing his...

1, Chicago (15-0-3, LW 1) – I’ve said that the Blackhawks will be tough to beat in the NHL playoffs if Corey Crawford stays hot. Now, the Blackhawks are showing to be a difficult team to beat in any game. Great defensive play has complimented Chicago’s offensive firepower. 2....

1, Chicago (9-0-2, LW 2) – The Blackhawks are the only NHL team who hasn’t lost during regulation. There’s no question about the continued play of Patrick Kane (eight goals, 18 points in first 11 games).  If Corey Crawford can continue his hot start (1.82 GAA) in the postseason,...

1. San Jose (7-0-1, LW 2) – Patrick Marleau continues to lead the way for the Sharks offense, but what really sticks out is the play of the team’s defense, which tops the league in goals against percentage. An early showdown will be Tuesday with the Sharks host the Blackhawks....