Brandon Saad has rarely been afraid to bring that hard-charging game.
Nothing has been going the Blackhawks way in Game 4.
Trailing the Kings by four goals and looking flat out on the ice, the defending champions needed some kind of spark.
If this were a Game 7, Andrew Shaw would be fighting tooth and nail to get back into the Chicago Blackhawks’ lineup. Since it isn’t, he and the team will err on the side of caution.
Role players: they’re called that because they certainly have their parts to play, especially during the postseason.