Take 2: Blackhawks' streak unique
The Blackhawks broke nearly every conceivable record with 24 straight games with a point before Friday’s loss. Sports editor Jon Styf and columnist Tom Musick
Styf: It was amazing, stupendous. Sensational. Even bananas, as you wrote this week. But I also think its funny math (or bananas, if you will) to celebrate a streak that includes three losses. Regulation, shootout or overtime, still is a loss. And I’m lost on comparing now to before in terms of records. The NHL decided to not let ties be ties after the 2004-05 lockout when it added a point into the equation, meaning OT games are worth three total points and regulation games two. So why would we now be celebrating records that aren’t comparable?
Musick: Just embrace it, Jon. Give history a hug.
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