Blackhawks center Dave Bolland scores past Blue Jackets goalie Curtis Sanford on Tuesday. Bolland has elevated his game since being paired with veteran Marian Hossa.
Blackhawks' Dave Bolland (36) checks his helmet during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Chicago, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. The Avalanche won 4-0. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Blackhawks left wing Viktor Stalberg (25) celebrates his hat trick with teammate Marian Hossa, during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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There's something about Marian Hossa that brings out the best in his linemates. Dave Bolland is the latest of the Blackhawks to find his offensive game get a boost from playing on the same line as Hossa.