The last time the Chicago Blackhawks skated on United Center Ice was April 9th a 3-2 Overtime win against the Montreal Candiens, and now the Hawks head home for their first home playoff game of 2014. The Blackhawks didn’t win a game but no matter what the outcome in St. Louis was they would have to win both games in Chicago either way. The Blackhawks now have the task in front of them to make this a series and not just a quick exit.
Apr 6, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Bollig (52) and St. Louis Blues right wing Ryan Reaves (75) fight during the second period at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports
The Hawks need to get out of the goon business and get back to their business of playing Blackhawks hockey with tons of possession and lot of pressure. The Hawks have gotten away from the their game too much, but when they have played their game they have dominated the series which means they don’t dominate in the last minutes of the final period.
The Hawks will need to keep their heads up all night long that’s for sure after the Brent Seabrook hit. The Blues bottom six will be out for revenge especially the very quotable Reaves whom became the Chicago media’s BFF on Monday.
The Hawks need a win tonight. It’s as close to a must win as it gets before it becomes a must win! Here is tonight’s viewing information.
Game Time: 7:30pm Central
TV Listings– CNBC, CSN-Chicago, Fox Sports Missouri
Radio– 87.7 Fm or the WGN radio App
Live Streaming– NBC Live Extra
How will you be watching tonight?
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