Originally posted on NBC Chicago  |  Last updated 12/27/11
Like clockwork... Mark It 8, Dude Viktor Stalberg - There can't really be anyone else, can there? Six points in three games, the impetus to the fight-back in Pittsburgh, a dominating performance against Montreal and then the two goals that made Monday night's game a breeze. Stalberg finds himself on Dave Bolland's line, and it would have been impossible to predict before the season that he would be there to get Bolland going and not the other way around. But he's providing speed and thrust, he and Bryan Bickell seem to have developed a chemistry, and he's helping that unit spend more time attacking than defending, which they've had a real problem with this season. Sure, there are stiffer tests awaiting this week in the form of Anze Kopitar and Co., and then whoever they match up with against Detroit. But the results are encouraging. Marlboro 72 - Our pet name for the combo of Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook. It's comforting when they're not really noticeable, because we've come to e...
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