Chicago has still managed to quietly go 6-1-2, while pundits dissect the slow starts of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane.
Whether it's by way of depth scoring or outstanding goaltending, the 'Hawks are still one of the best teams in the league.
The top six is incredible when all members are firing on all cylinders, and sometimes that can inflate the plus-minus stat.
Plus-minus is imperfect, but it is what it is.
As the 'Hawks get the gears going offensively, they'll achieve some rock-solid totals.
All stats appear courtesy of the official website of the Chicago Blackhawks.