The Blackhawks are playing better than expected and have picked up at least one point in nine of their last 10 games going into the quarter mark of the season. President of Hockey Ops and GM Stan Bowman joined Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis on the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast to discuss the strong start, the play of Kevin Lankinen, the return of Adam Boqvist off the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list, and how the veterans like Patrick Kane are buying into the vision.
(1:32) - The Blackhawks’ strategy of integrating young players into the lineup
(5:28) - The hot start by Kevin Lankinen
(9:10) - Adam Boqvist removed from NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list
(17:42) - The growth of Ian Mitchell in his rookie season
(23:26) - Kirby Dach injury update
(27:45) - Has Jeremy Colliton gotten more comfortable as the head coach?
(31:50) - How emotional is Stan Bowman when watching Blackhawk games