In the St. Louis Blues’ series against the Chicago Blackhawks, two things have become apparent.
The first is that with Brian Elliott playing the best hockey of his life and the Blues displaying more backbone, brute force and blistering offense than in their previous meandering playoff journeys, there’s something different about this team.
The second is that the Blackhawks are also different, for the wrong reasons.
Their mental errors and lapses are egregious. Their lack of quality depth at forward and especially on the blue line has been exposed. The troubling trends we saw in theRead More »from Can the Blackhawks survive elimination from Blues?