Tonight won’t be a part of Corey Crawford’s All-Star snub argument

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As you can see from the video above (not to mention in plenty of articles, especially in Chicago-related outlets), there’s a strong argument that Corey Crawford should be an All-Star selection.

Those takes won’t rotate around what happened tonight.

By no means is this to say that Crawford is the only member of the Blackhawks who struggled in a first period in which the Carolina Hurricanes built a startling 3-0 lead.

Really, there’s only so much a goalie can do on plays like these:

Regardless, it’s the kind of night Crawford will like to forget … and one we’ve rarely seen during what’s been an otherwise excellent season.

The Blackhawks replaced Crawford with Scott Darling during the second period, which is likely for the best.