Remember the Blackhawks?
The team I've placed in the back of my mind as the first three-and-a-half months of the 2012-13 season have evaporated will now be preparing for an abbreviated campaign.
It will be easy to pick up our hand-wringing at Chicago's situation coming into the shortened season. Defense. Second line center. Goalie concerns. Nothing changed much over the course of the fall and winter. Those issues haven't gone away.
There are several questions I'd like to pose as we begin gearing up for whatever schedule the league mandates. Here are five post-lockout questions I'd like to see answered.