“I watched that [playoff] series and certain guys that don’t play the way they usually play can get away with it in the playoffs because there is no fighting in the playoffs. I’m going to have to try and get them to answer the piper. … There are a few guys that played outside their shoes. I think I can keep most of those guys in check when we play them this year. Max Lapierre, Tanner Glass and Raffi Torres. Lapierre is at the top of the list, though. The biggest thing that Stan and I have talked about is to get that attitude back and that push back, you know that kind of ‘screw you attitude.’ “–Dan Carcillo
I have hated Dan Carcillo for years and I wasn’t particularly thrilled that he would be joining the 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks. All of that was wiped away with one little sound bite. What’s that Dan? You hate the Canucks? Specifically Max Lapierre and Raffi Torres? Well, welcome to the family!!! Doesn’t even matter that Torres isn’t on the team anymore. I just love that Carcillo is willing to call out the Canucks for being completely gutless. The Hawks didn’t have enough grit last year, and Carcillo brings sand to go with the skill and swag on the rest of the roster. The Blackhawks are looking good heading into 2011-12, and still have some flexibility to add a piece(2nd line center) if needed during the year.
PS: I still miss you Adam Burish
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