1. Score the first goal. One thing that has been a constant in this series is that the team that scores first has gone on to win the game. It has happened five times now.
The Chicago Blackhawks did what was necessary in the wake of Brent Seabrook’s three-game suspension.
A week ago the Chicago Blackhawks were frustrated, disappointed and trailing 0-2 in their first-round series against the St. Louis Blues.
Perhaps the Blackhawks winning Game 5 on Friday night in St. Louis shouldn't have come as too much of a surprise.
ST. LOUIS — Jonathan Toews didn’t have any particular move or shot in mind as he broke away in overtime.
“Just score. Just get lucky,” Toews said. “Find a way to score somehow.”