The Chicago Blackhawks have recorded a 9-3 record this December and grabbed 18 much needed points. The main reason I have them at the top spot is because of the FOUR shutouts they have recorded this December: Two from Antti Niemi and two from Cristobal Huet. The Blackhawks are the top team in my rankings because I just think that they are the NHLÆs best team.á They are my current favorites to win the Stanley Cup this year. But, we still have a long way to go before we can have in-depth conversations about the playoffs.
1. Chicago Blackhawks (51 points)
Last WeekÆs Results: def Bruins 5-4 in SO, def. Red Wings 3-0, lost to Sharks 3-2, def Red Wings 3-0
This WeekÆs Games: at Predators, vs. Predators, at Stars
Key Players: Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, Patrick Sharp
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Article written by David Carter