Peek all you want into the future. The Blackhawks won’t mind. They just won’t join you.
The only game that matters to them is their meeting against the Flyers on Thursday at the United Center, the last one before a possible season-defining three-game stretch against the Avalanche and Coyotes, two of the three teams standing between them and the final wild-card playoff spot in the Western Conference.
But just because the Hawks are focused on the Flyers doesn’t mean they’ve buried their heads in the sand. They look at the standings, know their schedule and understand that not all games have equal importance.
The Hawks play the Avalanche on Saturday in Denver and Sunday…