The dreaded nine-game losing streak endured by a severely frustrated Chicago Blackhawks team came to an end on Thursday night with a victory over the best team in the Eastern Conference, the New York Rangers.
Chicago now prepares to avoid a similar fate tomorrow afternoon when they are hosted by the lowly Columbus Blue Jackets. This will be the fifth of six meetings between the two clubs.
Despite the obvious appearance of the NHL's last place team in the standings, the Columbus Blue Jackets are 4-2 in their last six games. Now that's not necessarily anything to write home about, but compared to what the Hawks just went through, coupled with the fact that there is no such thing as a "gimme win" in the NHL, anything can happen.
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