Can we all take a moment to appreciate the genius of Mike Babcock? WIthout Lidstrom for the first time in forever, he's taken an aging team with one defenseman of any note to within one win of the conference finals. Simply astounding.
On the other bench, Joel Quennville has been struggling with adversity for the first time this season, and his team seems to be wilting.
Jonathan Toews has been a no show, Corey Crawford has been good but human, Brent Seabrook last games was awful.
With their backs against the wall after owning the NHL all season, can the Hawks step up?