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The Blackhawks' playoff streak is over. For the first time in 10 years, Chicago will be golfing in April. The Avs eliminated them on Tuesday.
The same night Artemi Panarin notched a hat trick.
Ironic, eh? The Panarin trade was the beginning of the end for the Hawks this season. He leads the Jackets with 69 points. Brandon Saad's 32 are half of what was expected.
Marian Hossa never played at all.
They'll still be hamstrung by two, eight-year, $84 million contracts. Unless they kickstart that reboot by trading Toews to Montreal for Carey Price. Contract for contract, like Shea Weber for P.K. Subban.
It might be the kind of creative thinking that gets both teams restarted. It would scar me to see my Toews in bleu, blanc et rouge. But then again, I do like that jersey…
Now, let's take a look at who caught my eye this week.
Pontus Aberg, LW/RW, Edmonton (1 percent Yahoo! owned) – Yes, Aberg