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Lepisto tweets playoff pain

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Lepisto tweets playoff pain

Next time you question a hockey player's toughness, consider this--their pads aren't nearly as thick as you'd think. Not even close.

One full week after the Blackhawks' elimination game against the Coyotes, one player is still feeling the physical pain from the matchup.

Sami Lepisto tweeted out a photo of his left leg, showing the repercussions of stopping a slap shot with your body.

Ouch.

Click here for the photo. Just a heads up, it's pretty gruesome.

Blackhawks Talk Podcast: After 20 games, do we know the identity of this Blackhawks team?

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Blackhawks Talk Podcast: After 20 games, do we know the identity of this Blackhawks team?

On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast Tracey Myers and Jamal Mayers join Pat Boyle to discuss the teams wins over the Rangers and Penguins.  Have they figured some things out and what is the identity of this team after 20 games?

Jammer weighs in on Artem Anisimov’s big week and are there enough Hawks committed to net front presence?  They also discuss the surging play of the blue liners and did the Hawks fail to send a message to Evgeni Malkin, after he kneed Corey Crawford in the head?

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Did the Bears technically "win" on Sunday?

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Did the Bears technically "win" on Sunday?

David Haugh (Chicago Tribune), Adam Jahns (Chicago Sun-Times) and Patrick Finley (Chicago Sun-Times) join Kap on the panel.  Kap is happy that Mitch Trubisky played ok and John Fox’s team lost again.  The panel disagrees.

Plus Leonard Floyd doesn’t have an ACL tear…. Yet. Should the Bears shut him down even if he gets good news?