By Jay Zawaski
In the Chicago Blackhawks’ last three games, they’ve outscored their opponents by a combined score of 19-6. While none of their opponents (Florida, Dallas and Philadelphia) are world beaters (or even playoff teams), the recent goal output has been impressive.
Consider Wednesday’s win over the Philadelphia Flyers. The Hawks won that game 7-2 and scored those seven goals on 23 shots. That’s good for a shooting percentage of 30.4 percent — nearly one in three shots going in the net.
That same night, the Chicago Bulls faced the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. The Bulls were 24-72 from the field, which is good for 33.3 percent.
Amazing that an NHL team nearly equaled the shooting percentage of an NBA team. Yes, it was a horrible game for the Bulls, but that seems almost impossible when comparing the two sports.
So, what has the Hawks…
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