Found April 03, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Follow me @jaeckel. The Hawks are far from the odds-on favorites to come out of the West, or even to advance to the second round. That said, there is ample reason for optimism right now. First, the Hawks are 11-2-3 since the trade deadline—and that's without their captain and arguably their best all-around player in all situations, Jonathan Toews. Addition by subtraction? No. Two...
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