Originally written February 16, 2012 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
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OK, so why can’t the once-mighty Chicago Blackhawks win a hockey game?Goaltenders Corey Crawford and Ray Emery have struggled. The team defense has been surprisingly mistake-prone for a Joel Quenneville-coached squad. Their top scorers have scuffled, which his way the Blackhawks rank just 17th in power-play efficiency after ranking fourth last season.And now the losing appears to be getting to the players. The Blackhawks carry a nine-game losing streak into tonight’s game against the torrid Rangers in New York.Listen to what the Blackhawks were saying to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times and ESPN Chicago in the wake their loss at Nashville:Patrick Kane: “It's tough not to think about it, especially when it's to this extent of nine games. We're trying to look at the positives right now . . . It’s definitely not fun for us. You can definitely take it personally and try to do everything you can to help the team out of it. I think a lot of us, we know our top guys a...
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