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Continued: Scouting the Blackhawks

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Coaching

The savvy Joel Quenneville has won 660 NHL games and two Stanley Cups, with Chicago in 2010 and as a Colorado assistant in 1996. He has handled his roster admirably this season, getting the most out of superstars and blue-collar players alike.

Special teams

The Blackhawks made major improvements on the penalty kill this season, finishing third in the league at 87.2 percent and scoring five shorthanded goals. A year ago, they were ranked 27th. The power play has gained steam recently but has not been their strong suit, connecting on only 16.7 percent of its attempts.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

26-2-1

Chicago’s record when scoring first this season.

 

9

Players remaining from the roster that won the Stanley Cup in 2010.

 

2

Power-play goals given up by the Blackhawks in the past 20 games.

 

24

Consecutive games in which Chicago scored a point to begin the season, an NHL record.

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  • Blackhawks left winger Patrick Sharp played in only 28 games because of a shoulder injury, but he made an impact when he returned. He scored six goals, assisted on 14 and was a plus-8. And Chicago did not lose in regulation with Sharp in the lineup.

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