The Blackhawks still own the second-best odds at winning the Stanley Cup, but their chances have, obviously, increased with only four teams left.
The typically short Blackhawks practices were longer – and by longer we still mean only about 45-50 minutes, because coach Joel Quenneville has never been a lengthy practice guy.
The Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks both have superstars at the height of their powers who have led them to the Western Conference finals.
The wait is over – well, at least the wait for the schedule is over.
Winning face-offs: the Blackhawks have had their moments in that category, with Jonathan Toews long being the most consistent player there.