After a stiff challenge from the Nashville Predators, the Chicago Blackhawks have moved on to the second round to face the Minnesota Wild. The Blackhawks took the series victory 4 games to 2. The Hawks closed out the 6 game series with Nashville on Sunday with a 4-3 comeback win. The Preds stormed out to a 2-0 lead on James Neal’s 2 goals in the first 8 minutes, and later held a 3-1 lead in the first. Coach Joel Quenneville had seen enough, and pulled Scott Darling to bring in Corey Crawford. Crawford shut the Predators out for the rest of the game, stopping all 13 shots he saw.
The Hawks got goals from Jonathon Toews, Jonathan Sharp, Patrick Kane and the game winner from Duncan Keith. Their stars stepped up when they needed to and made big plays. Quenneville also pushed all of the right buttons, sparking the team with the change to Crawford. He hinted strongly that Crawford would be between the pipes for the next round against Minnesota.
The Blackhawks have made the playoffs each of the last 7 seasons under Joel Quenneville, and have advanced past the first round in five of the., including the last 3. They also have 2 Stanley Cup championships under their belts in that time. They really are a championship organization.
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