The bit more comforting news that emerged 5-2 loss Blackhawks' for the Blues was also the most obvious - it was just a game.
Little has gone right for the Hawks in a game captain Jonathan Toews Jersey said: "Our energy, our speed and work ethic was not there."
The biggest question mark for the Hawks has been added as a new and young players performed.
Forwards a mixture
There were four rookies on offense playing on two basic lines for the Hawks. There was Tyler Motte-Marcus Kruger-Ryan Hartman on one line and Vincent Hinostroza-Nick Schmaltz-Jordin Tootoo to another.