Blackhawks Talk Podcast: One step forward, then two steps back as Blackhawks fizzle out on California road trip

On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Pat Boyle and Jamal Mayers discuss the Blackhawks' maddening inconsistency and evaluate where the team stands as they enter a daunting portion of their schedule.

Are Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews embracing some of this Blackhawks youth movement and has Kane been energized by his new linemates? Plus, Jamal reminisces about his first NHL goal and share some stories from his time with the Blackhawks, comparing the goalie tandem of Robin Lehner and Corey Crawford to the tandem of Crawford and Ray Emery in 2013.

0:52 - The Blackhawks simply are not a puck possession team

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2:03 - What was the "compete level" against San Jose?

3:11 - The power play has sapped the Hawks' momentum

4:45 - Finally some continuity on the penalty kill

5:50 - Do the Hawks miss Connor Murphy more than we thought?

8:26 - Importance of Boqvist and Dach fitting in with teammates

9:35 - Are Toews and Kane embracing a youth movement?

11:41 - Dach and Boqvist get their first NHL goals out of the way quick

13:14 - Jamal's memorable first NHL goal stories

15:40 - Is Kane energized by playing with DeBrincat and Strome?

17:24 - Remembering the Crawford/Emery tandem in net in 2013

18:34 - How Lehner has separated himself from Crawford so far

19:38 - Are the upcoming 7 games crucial for a playoff push?

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Blackhawks Talk Podcast: One step forward, then two steps back as Blackhawks fizzle out on California road trip originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

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