Future remains mystery for Hawks, Pens

CHICAGO -- Watching the Chicago Blackhawks and the Pittsburgh Penguins cap off Hockey Weekend Across America on Sunday, it was hard not to think about the fleeting nature of glory.

It is there and then it is gone. Or can be.

It was hard, as the Blackhawks eked out a 3-2 victory in a shootout, not to wonder where these two teams will be come mid-April and beyond, and whether the glory they have become used to will likewise disappear.

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