It took a while for everything to shake out but the 2nd round is finally here.
You’d be hard pressed to find a Chicago Blackhawks player who didn’t watch the Minnesota Wild’s Game 7 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.
The Blackhawks received a little bit of a gift in their defense of the Stanley Cup.
The Blackhawks weren’t at their best when they faced the Minnesota Wild in last season’s Western Conference quarterfinal.
Bryan Bickell will be like many of the Blackhawks tonight: glued to the television, watching the Colorado-Minnesota game.