The waning minutes seemed to last forever on Monday night.
The Chicago Blackhawks were understandably relieved on Monday night.
The war of words has gone back and forth since Game 2: who said what, who’s accusing who of saying what and who’s got something to say about everything else that’s been said.
The opening-round playoff series between the Blackhawks and Blues has been anything but short on drama, and the loss of Blues captain David Backes added quite a bit of fuel to that fire.
As the Blackhawks prepare for life without Brent Seabrook, the Blues have their own adjustments to make with captain David Backes out of the lineup for Game 3.