Blackhawks Aim to Prove Resiliency Once Again to Turn Stanley Cup Final Around

June 9th, 2015 by Dave Lozo Leave a reply »

CHICAGO — They've done it throughout this postseason.

Heck, the Chicago Blackhawks have been doing this for years.

When things are at their bleakest, the Blackhawks have shown a nearly unwavering propensity for rising to challenges. It's one thing to have talent—it's another to have talent that answers the bell as the guillotine is about to fall on its head in the playoffs.

The Blackhawks will have to tap that well again as they trail 2-1 in the Stanley Cup Final to the Tampa Bay Lightning, a team that is no stranger to exuding resiliency of its own during tough times.

"I don't think there's one thing you can put a finger on," Brent Seabrook said Tuesday. "I think the guys in the room, we want to be out there and win. We want to be out there in those situations and play in big games.

"For whatever reason, I think we play our best games when our backs are up against the wall."

The statistics back up Seabrook.

Since coach Joel Quenneville took the job in 2008, the Blackhawks have been a force of nature late in playoff series, as noted by Mark Potash of the Chicago S ...

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