Win some, lose some or escape some: the Blackhawks’ victory on Friday night would probably fit best in that last category.
Not that long ago, when the Blackhawks’ penalty kill took the ice, confidence always followed.
The Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild have met two consecutive postseasons.
Corey Crawford dealt with the ups and downs of this series with the same demeanor. It’s probably what got him through it all.
It’s not how you start. It’s how you finish. And while the Blackhawks would love to start a hell of a lot better than they did on Saturday night, they’ll take the way it ended.