Oct 28, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) skates behind the net with Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson (36) looking on during the third period at the United Center. Anaheim won 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports
The Chicago Blackhawks take to the Pond in Anaheim for the 2nd and final time this season, the Blackhawks won their first meeting on the circus trip in November 4-1 in Anaheim and will be looking to repeat the effort tonight.
The Blackhawks are coming off a very disappointing 3rd period in LA against the Kings and will be looking to right the ship right away tonight, but the opponent is only the #1 team in the West so far this season. The Blackhawks have had a struggle finishing off games against the NHL elite this season which is becoming worrisome the closer we get to April when there is no room for 1 goal defeats.
The Ducks didn’t exactly start the 2nd half on a good note either. They lost last night in San Jose 6-3 but will be returning to home ice to face the Blackhawks so coming off a loss and facing the Blackhawks who have already defeated them on home ice will defiantly give them more than enough focus for tonight’s game.
This should be another great game from the West Coast tonight hopefully we can all stay awake long enough to watch it to the end and see the Hawks finish a game in the third period. Here are the listings for this Western Conference showdown.
Game Time– 9pm
TV Listings- WGN, Prime, SNP
Radio Listings– WGN Radio
Radio Streaming– WGN Radio App
My predictions for the Kings game were so close yet so far away. I had predicted 2 Patrick Kane goals and 2 Teuvo Assists so I was partially correct with a goal and assist by the Kane and Teuvo. Let’s be honest everyone would have been talking about the Teuvo set up on the Andrew Shaw goal if the Hawks hadn’t coughed up the lead in third period.
Tonight’s prediction seems a little tougher but I’m still picking the Hawks to win 4-3 in a shootout. I’ll take Patrick Sharp as a goal scorer and David Rundblad to pick up another assist and Patrick Kane doing something pretty filthy in the shootout to clinch the 2 points and the victory for the Blackhawks tonight in Anaheim.
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