May 15, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Patrick Sharp (10) scores an empty net goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the third period in game one of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. The Blackhawks beat the Red Wings 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports
Chicago Blackhawks-4 Detroit Red Wings-1 (Chicago leads series 1-0)
The Blackhawks forecheck was relentless and Patrick Sharp collected three more points as the Hawks have not lost in regulation in 2013 with Sharp in the lineup.
Both teams come off Game 7 wins with Boston’s a little more exciting to say the least. Will Henrik Lundqvist be able to continue his hot goal-tending for the Rangers? This is the first meeting in the playoffs between these two Original 6 franchises since 1973.
Chicagoan living in the Smokies. Huge fan of all Chicago teams except the White Sox. Worked at Southwest Ice Arena in Crestwood throughout high school years. Wish old Chicago Stadium and Old Comiskey were still around, thankfully Soldier Field and Wrigley Field can still be enjoyed. You can follow me on Twitter @OakForest72. Your comments are always welcomed, and as always thanks for reading