Through the first two months of the season, they have not tasted regulation defeat. They have roared into new territory, and they continue to build on their record-setting performance every time they take the ice.
The Blackhawks have played 22 straight games (19-0-3) without a regulation loss following their 2-1 shootout victory at Detroit on March 3. They are scoring clutch goals, playing airtight defense and getting superb goaltending.
No surprise there, as that formula has been winning hockey games for years.
However, there are specific reasons as to why the Blackhawks have gotten off to such a tremendous start and why they have been able to sustain their excellent play.