The Chicago Blackhawks have been very quiet this offseason.
GM Stan Bowman promised that he would add the missing pieces to a lineup that has a few gaping holes.
But with August rolling around—and the start of a new NHL season drawing nearer—the Blackhawks look like the same team that they were last season.
A young and talented core supplemented by a few veteran players, but a lot of missing pieces that may come to hurt the Hawks as the season progresses.
Will the Blackhawks win the Central Division in this upcoming season?
The answer is no, and these are the five reasons why they will fail at that task.