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8-Year Old Kid Absolutely Roasts The Chicago Blackhawks On The Jumbotron

Published January 23, 2024 at 12:21
You know it's not going very well for the Chicago Blackhawks when an 8-year old kid decimates you live on the jumbotron.

Vancouver Canucks Continue To Impress

In case you missed it last night, the Vancouver Canucks, leading the league, continued their fantastic season with a neat 2-0 victory over the struggling Chicago Blackhawks.

Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko secured his fifth shutout of the season, while forward Pius Suter and captain Quinn Hughes scored for the Canucks. Russian player Andrei Kuzmenko, known for his inconsistent performance, contributed with two assists and posed a constant threat in the offensive zone throughout the game.

It was an efficient win for the Canucks, adding to their impressive season so far.

8-Year Old Kid Absolutely Roasts The Chicago Blackhawks On The Jumbotron

On the flip side, the Blackhawks had another tough night. This loss fits the pattern for a team that has faced significant challenges all season. The Blackhawks, lacking enough NHL-caliber players to compete with the league's top teams, prioritize the development of their young talents over immediate wins. The team isn't expected to contend for a playoff spot for a few seasons, focusing instead on securing a top pick in the upcoming 2024 NHL Entry Draft.

So, while the Blackhawks are already facing difficulties, a young Canucks fan took the opportunity to deliver a blunt message. Featured on the team's jumbotron at Rogers Arena, an 8-year-old fan had this to say to the struggling Blackhawks:

8-year-old kid in #Canucks jersey on jumbotron pregame asked if he has a message to the Blackhawks: 'you've had a bad season and you suck'

It may sound harsh, but, well, the kid's not wrong. The Blackhawks have struggled on multiple fronts, accumulating losses, parting ways with a veteran leader mid-season, and dealing with a significant injury to their star rookie. It's undoubtedly a challenging time for Blackhawks fans.
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8-Year Old Kid Absolutely Roasts The Chicago Blackhawks On The Jumbotron

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