It wasn't a particularly hard shot, or one that featured any fancy stick-handling or maneuvering through the offensive zone; but it was just the one Chicago needed.
Win some, lose some or escape some: the Blackhawks’ victory on Friday night would probably fit best in that last category.
The Blackhawks know what it’s like to overcome a big deficit and win a playoff game.
The Blackhawks have had several days’ worth of practice and plenty of time to heal any bumps and bruises accumulated in the first round.
Corey Crawford will be rocking a new look for the start of the Blackhawks' second-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild.