The Chicago Blackhawks have a lot of things going for them in a positive direction, and it's paid off with two Stanley Cup championships in the last four seasons.
They have solid ownership in Rocky Wirtz, an intelligent and calm general manager in Stan Bowman and one of the top head coaches in the NHL in Joel Quenneville.
However, the biggest reason behind their success is the talent they put on the ice every night.
The team has drafted well, developed talent at the minor league level and made smart trades and free-agent pickups.
The Blackhawks remain at or near the top of the league right now and the future looks solid as well. Top players Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are just 25 years old, and they should still be at the top of their game in five more years.
In this piece we look at the players who project to be Chicago's best at each of the six positions five years from now.