Blackhawks '18-'19

I never see a point in winning any games if you have zero shot at the cup. The Hawks have zero shot at the cup this year.

That being said, I will 100% root for them to win during each game, and I'm not going to be upset if they win. The benefit of hoping a team tanks is also not being upset if they lose.
 
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They have done it Tess!
Wildwood
I never see a point in winning any games if you have zero shot at the cup. The Hawks have zero shot at the cup this year.

That being said, I will 100% root for them to win during each game, and I'm not going to be upset if they win. The benefit of hoping a team tanks is also not being upset if they lose.
Agree with rooting for the wins. And they seem much more exciting to watch right now and knowing we have defensive help on the way. A healthy Murphy and Dahlstrom is helping the defense. It will be interesting what moves we make at the trade deadline.

I also looked back at the 2007 - 2008 season when it all started to click. We were 23-25-5 and finished the season at 40-34-8. Going 17-9-3 to finish the season just missing the playoffs.
 
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Elmhurst
4.5% chance to make the POs. Needless to say, unlikely. But so much more fun to watch them play as of late. The PP is torrid. A few months ago it was beyond bad. Yeah, lots of defensive flaws, but the team is competitive and getting better.
 
I agree with all of you, wanting your team to tank is just no fun. Much more interesting to watch wins on TV. Witness the pile of garbage that is the Bulls. Tanking for a high draft pick seems to be the only strategy they are pursuing for the past two years.
 
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Elmhurst
Should have won in regulation. Perlini, ugh. What a play by Toews. And how bout that pass from Strome to Cat? Our PP is verging on sublime, so fun to watch.

6 straight. Red Wings next (Sunday), at home and they play on Saturday.
 
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Should have won in regulation. Perlini, ugh. What a play by Toews. And how bout that pass from Strome to Cat? Our PP is verging on sublime, so fun to watch.

6 straight. Red Wings next (Sunday), at home and they play on Saturday.
It's surprising how bad the PP was with Q over the past 3 or 4 years with essentially the same personnel. It's so good right now, you think they will score on every one. I can't imagine that Eric Gustafsson is the reason they are doing so well.
 
Geez, last night was like a mid-eighties game against the Oilers except Ottawa is one of the worst teams in the league instead of the best. Goaltending was garbage. Hawks only a point out of the playoffs. Weird.