Chicago Blackhawks: Five Reasons Why They Will Win Game Four

June 2nd, 2010 by Chris Eggemeyer Leave a reply »
Wednesday night’s loss to the Flyers was tough.Philadelphia came out with a fury that I haven’t seen in a long time.

They were headhunting and played a very, very physical game, and ultimately that won them the game in overtime. But chin up Blackhawks fans, because all signs point to a victory in Game Four.


1. Antti Niemi Had a Rough Night

Niemi has been notoriously good in this postseason for coming off bad games with superlative efforts.

Take games one and two of this series. Niemi finished Game One with a less than impressive .844 save percentage, but followed that with a .970 in Game Two.

After putting up a .875 tonight, Niemi is poised for another comeback.


2. Road Game Experience

The Blackhawks haven’t played at the Wachovia Center all year, so it’s understandable that they had a rough time in such a hostile environment.

They managed pretty well, a ...

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