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Believe it or not the NHL season is almost over. The Chicago Blackhawks only have 11 more games, and despite not having their best player, Jonathan Toews, for the past 12 games, the ‘Hawks have managed to cling to the 6th seed in the Western Conference by winning the last five out of their last seven games. This isn’t a time to get too settled down, though. Only four points, or two wins, is separating the ‘Hawks from making the playoffs or watching the playoffs on their couches, though it is important to notice that both teams in contention have played more games than the ‘Hawks. With a tough schedule ahead – Chicago plays St. Louis and Nashville twice and Vancouver and Detroit once –  there’s no reason to believe that the ‘Hawks are a sure bet to make the playoffs. Right now I am a little bit scared. Not only is there a decent chance the ‘Hawks don’t make the playoffs, but the ‘Hawks don’t currently have the number one thing that helps a team win games in the playoffs: consi
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