What a difference a couple of weeks can make, right? It was just two weeks ago that the Chicago Blackhawks looked like the dominant team in the West, spanking Dallas 5-1 on the road. Then, the Blackhawks went 0-2-1 the next week before falling at home to those same Dallas Stars. In the East, the Capitals are still atop the table, but they are not playing at the same white-hot pace that they had been. Let’s take a look at updated NHL online free picks.