The Chicago Blackhawks are ending the 2013 portion of this season's schedule with what should be an interesting stretch of games. Back-to-back action this weekend against two pesky Central Division foes figures to be a test of mettle for the 'Hawks.
Chicago hosts Colorado Friday before traveling to St. Louis for a key Saturday night matchup. It's too early to tag this a make-or-break weekend, though the action should prove to be quite compelling.
Here are five questions to ponder heading into a busy weekend.