It wasn’t looking too good for the Blackhawks through the first half of their second-round series against the Detroit Red Wings.
DETROIT – There are always growing pains when you’re new to the job: adjusting to how things are done, knowing your role and trying to execute it to what the superiors expect from you.
During his 20-season NHL career in Detroit, Nicklas Lidstrom became the poster boy for all things hockey in Detroit.
Following their 4-1 loss in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, the Red Wings said they were disappointed in the fact they "watched the Blackhawks play hockey in the third period,"
The outcome of Wednesday's Game 1 matchup resulted in two drastically different outlooks for the Blackhawks and Red Wings.