Chicago Blackhawks Defeat the Blues
The Chicago Blackhawks are a National Hockey League team looking to pile up wins. The Illinois based ice hockey team is the reigning Stanley cup champion upon beating Boston bruins last 2012-2013 season. Their next game is against the Canadiens tomorrow at the United Center starting 7:30 in the morning. A lot of fans are surely anticipating that game. They are currently third in the Central division as they have a 45-19-15 record. They were able to beat the Blues in their last game led by Patrick Sharp and rookie Jeremy Morin. They actually have a lot of injuries right now as they played without Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. These injuries plagued the team affecting the team performance. Because of that, they took a more direct approach and it worked as they took a 4-2 decision. Forward Brandon Saad also missed the game but they did not know about it until a few minutes before the game. The other players who scored for Chicago were Ben Smith and Marcus Kruger. Both teams have four games remaining so they are picking up the intensity. Buy Chicago Blackhawks tickets online to watch the team in action.
Last game, there were 21 saves made by Chicago’s Corey Crawford as that is one factor nobody usually talks about but it is an important one in deciding the game. Saves gauge the team’s defense especially in the last minutes. The Blues thought they gave away a lot of opportunities to the Blackhawks and they were able to capitalize on it. Blackhawks strive hard to maintain the lead and was able to win the game. The Blues knew they just have to learn from their mistakes so they can perform better on the next game. Polishing the committed errors are really important in order not to repeat it on the next games. Johnny Oduya once again had to miss this game due to a lower body injury. Nobody knows when he is going to return but they could sure use his talent as they are nearing the playoffs. Playoffs are being anticipated by the fans and it is expected that every team will show explosive games. The Blues and the Blackhawks had a nice game fit for television viewing but only one could prevail and much to the dismay of Blues fans, it was the Blackhawks. They made the right plays and never underestimated their opponents in any time during the game.