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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

I haven't covered the Black Hawks here in their playoff run...

It's been three years since the Black Hawks won the Stanley Cup. This blog followed them every step of the way in 2010 however in the two years since well I've neglected to follow their playoff performance. They hadn't fared two well last year I believe they were eliminated in the first round.

This year in a lockout shortened season the Hawks were hot and so hot they were at the top of the NHL's Western Conference and breezed past the Minnesota Wild in the first round of the playoffs in five games. After three games in the second round the Black Hawks are down by one game against the Detroit Red Wings.

This year's playoffs are interesting in that I read that this is the first time in a long time that all of the Original Six franchises made the playoffs. The Original Six in addition to the Hawks and Red Wings are the Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Rangers. The Bruins and Rangers are facing each other in the second round of the playoffs.

In any event in covering the Black Hawks during the course of their Stanley Cup winning run, it's now time to cover them. I'm not going to show highlights of the last series, however, what we can see here are the highlights of the last three games against the Wings.

Game 1 Wings v. Hawks in Chicago - Hawks win [VIDEO]




Game 2 Wings v. Hawks in Chicago - Wings win [VIDEO]

 

Game 3 Hawks v. Wings in Detroit - Wings win [VIDEO]



The next game is in Detroit on Thursday starting at 8 PM Eastern. Alas I won't be able to watch, however, it will be my goal to watch the highlights and of course share them with you when the game is over!

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