Friday Night Fights: No Beach Party
It's not been a good month so far for the Blackhawks. They've dropped 4 of 5, including games against brutal teams like the Devils and Oilers. They're seventh in points overall in the Western Conference despite having played more games than anyone else. And they just finished up the soft part of the schedule.
You know what that means right? PANIC! Something has to be done right fucking now! Change something for the sake of changing it. Bench players, yell at people, trade everybody DO SOMETHING!
Feel better? Me neither. And you know what else won't help? Calling up Kyle Beach. Really.
I know there are many who think Beach can supply the missing "jam" for the Hawks. The swagger. The muscle.
The goddamned defending Stanley Cup champions do not need a rookie meathead to restore their "swagger". If it's come to that, they're already screwed. And Kyle Beach needs to be developing in the AHL, because his act is not yet ready for prime time. Also, he's really not that great of a fighter: