Hawks face Flames in home finale

Hawks face Flames in home finale
April 26, 2013, 10:15 am
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Nina Falcone

The Blackhawks will play their final regular-season home game tonight as they host the Calgary Flames. Catch all the action on Comcast SportsNet, beginning with Blackhawks Pregame Live at 7:00.

After Wednesday's win over Edmonton, the Blackhawks officially secured the best regular-season record and earned the 2013 Presidents' Trophy. Now Chicago has two games left to go before beginning their postseason run to the Stanley Cup.

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Tonight they'll face the Flames in what will be Calgary's final game of the season. 

Just because they're in a secure spot for the postseason doesn't mean the Blackhawks will play with any less momentum tonight against the Flames and against the Blues on Saturday. The playoffs are a whole other game, and a team's tempo must be kept up from the start in order to see success.

Coach Joel Quenneville said at Friday's practice that the team's normal lines will dress, but the team will likely give their younger players a chance to lace up and their regulars some time to rest during Saturday's game against the Blues.

Tonight's matchup will bring the Blackhawks one step closer to their ultimate goal and they'll use the rest of the regular season to set the tone for their postseason run.

Join the conversation during tonight's matchup by using #HawksTalk on Twitter, and keep up with the latest team-related social media trends with Blackhawks Pulse.