The Blackhawks have always prided themselves as a strong defensive team. They have the numbers to back that up through their successful stints the past few seasons.
The shouting and cheering resonated down the United Center hallways from inside the visiting locker room, past the crowded huddle of media members and down the walkway to contrast the silence comi
The Blackhawks rallied back from a 3-1 series deficit in the Western Conference Final to tie the series at three with two consecutive wins, and pushed the Los Angeles Kings to the brink in Game 7.
The Blackhawks aren’t used to this role in the handshake line, being the team that wishes the other well while it finishes up earlier than expected.