Chicago Blackhawks Use Dustin Byfuglien as a Blunt Object

Dustin Byfuglien celebrates his 1st goal with Patrick Sharp and Jonathan Toews

by Peter Christian

Chicago Blackhawks fans can breathe a tiny bit easier. Well, they can breathe like they just put on a Breathe Right strip. It’s not like they can actually breathe easier but since they’re wearing that goofy little band-aid, they at least think they’re breathing easier. The game 3 5-2 win in Vancouver was vital for both teams as the series was tied heading in, but the stakes were a little bit higher for the ‘Hawks. Chicago already had lost their home ice advantage after an ugly 5-1 game 1 loss in Chicago and the thought of going down 2-1 in the series with another game in Vancouver to back it up was not a pleasant one. The ultimate goal for Joel Quenneville’s squad heading into Vancouver was a split, but taking game 3 made things a whole lot easier for the team moving forward in the series. However it was the manner in how they took control of game 3 and eventually won it that will make the rest of the series smoother for the Blackhawks.

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