Blackhawks winger Troy Brouwer didn't need to say that he was "unhappy." His response to the elbow Canucks defenseman Alexander Elder delivered to his chin said enough.
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For some reason or another, the Blackhawks' toughness often comes into question. Whether that's a warranted question is debatable.
The Hawks have shown some tenacity and abrasiveness lately. The willingness is there. Here are three examples:
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