Podcast: Blackhawks fall to Wings and Connolly interview originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The Blackhawks dropped to 20-19-5 after a 4-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings in the series opener. What can they do to bounce back? What is wrong with the power play? Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd break down the loss and discuss whether the Blackhawks can fix things before their next matchup with Detroit. Later in the podcast, Pat has a 1-on-1 with new Blackhawks winger Brett Connolly as they discuss the trade, his story of driving from Carolina to Columbus to make his debut with the Blackhawks, and more.
(2:00) - Did the Blackhawks let down their guard playing against a lesser team?
(6:20) - Breaking down the five-forward power-play approach
(12:00) - Blocked shot numbers vs Detroit; how can the Blackhawks get more shots through?
(16:40) - Tight race in the Central Division
(19:50) - Brett Connolly joins Pat Boyle
(29:30) - The mindset after being traded to a new team