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MAILBAG: DeBrincat's ceiling

Adam Burish answers fan submitted questions as part of's Mailbag series

by Chris Wescott /

For our final Mailbag of 2018-19, Stanley Cup champion turned broadcaster Adam Burish answers questions on Alex DeBrincat and more.

1. Hi Adam! 

Which team do you get most excited to watch the Blackhawks play every year? - Anna from Baltimore

That's a tough question. I think now I get more excited about seeing certain players play against the Blackhawks. I love watching Connor McDavid from the Oilers. I think he's the fastest skater to ever play! If I had to pick the most fun teams to watch, I think right now I'd pick Nashville, Las Vegas, Tampa and Washington.

They play straight ahead and fast with lots of skill. They still hit hard and get in your face also. They have super skilled top-six forwards and fast, pesky and skilled bottom-six forwards, so they're fun teams to watch.

2. Do you think that Alex Debrincat has the potential to be a 50-60 goal scorer? - Steve from Indiana

Steve, I have to be honest, I didn't see Debrincat scoring 40+ goals this year. I thought he would score in the 30s. So, in saying that, and knowing Alex, I'm not going to put any ceiling on him. He is a star and does things the right way. He trains hard in the offseason and is committed to being a winner, the sky is the limit for Alex Debrincat!

3. Hey Adam,

Who has the best celly on the team? - Daryl from Illinois

Patrick Kane hands down, best cellys in hockey... all the young players in the league copy him now!

Kane's celly always used to pump me up when we played together, and they still pump me up today when I watch!

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