“And the Dallas Stars’ season will end in Minnesota…”
Who thought that this would be a Hawks’ fans’ favorite sentence at the end of the season? The defending Stanley Cup champions rejoiced today after suffering a vital 4-3 loss to the rival Detroit Red Wings, only to see their playoff lives wake up from the dead as the Minnesota Wild ousted the Dallas Stars with a 5-3 victory. The Hawks have now claimed the number eight seed in the wild Western conference and are set to face off against the number one seed Vancouver Canucks. Can the Hockey Gods will us to our third playoff defeat of the Canucks in as many years? Only time will tell. Look for a preview soon.
In the meantime, I’ll leave you with this: