Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 01/04/06 at 12:18 PM ET
It's not easy finding new lows when you've lost eight straight, 10 of your last 11 and are miles out of a playoff spot at the halfway mark of the season. But the struggling Chicago Blackhawks managed just that yesterday in a 5-0 loss that made any other 5-0 loss you'll see this season seem thrilling and competitive comparison. "We got outworked, we got outplayed, they beat us to all the loose pucks, we couldn't find a way to get past their defence,'' said Hawks veteran Matthew Barnaby, forgetting the part about being outskated, outsmarted and hopelessly outclassed. "It's very frustrating.We knew they were going to be ready for us after they lost the first two games we played. ''They're a proud group, they came out from the drop of the puck, took it to us, and we didn't recover.''more
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