His job consists of knocking around the opponent and getting them off their game.
Last season Carcillo played to his strengths; being a pest and even chipping in on the offense every now and then.
Carcillo's season was cut short after he tore his ACL during a routine hit along the boards. The Blackhawks would soon go into a slump that at one point extended to a nine game losing streak.
It is fair to say that the Blackhawks missed Carcillo's energy and aggressive play.
Regardless the Blackhawks' organization will expect Carcillo to come back next season and contribute in more ways than before.
These are the five adjustments that Daniel Carcillo must make for the 2012-13 season.