Chicago Blackhawks: 3 Reasons Why Chicago Has the Best Penalty Kill in the NHL

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Chicago Blackhawks: 3 Reasons Why Chicago Has the Best Penalty Kill in the NHL
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The Chicago Blackhawks have gone from almost worst to first on the penalty kill. Like the Blackhawks' next-to-perfect start to the season, the penalty kill is playing out like a fairytale.

Last season, the Blackhawks ranked 27th in league on the PK—the worst of any playoff team. 

The team's PK, however, is known for the right reasons this season. The 'Hawks now stand at the top of the rankings with a 92.7 percent kill percentage. 

Now that's more than a little improved.

Here are three reasons for the Blackhawks' unforeseen success on the penalty kill.

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