Chicago Blackhawks: How the ‘Hawks Can Defeat the Boston Bruins For the Cup

June 11th, 2013 by Jon Fromi Leave a reply »

The Chicago Blackhawks have their hands full as they take on the Boston Bruins in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. A quick look at both rosters suggests that this is anyone's series to win.

On the surface, it is Chicago's speed vs. Boston's rugged defense. However, there is a lot more to this matchup.

Both the Blackhawks and Bruins came out of the conference finals defeating teams that share some similarities to their current opponent. Again, this is a case of oversimplifying. In reality, the bar is definitely higher for the two finals combatants starting Wednesday night in Chicago.

The 'Hawks knocked off the Los Angeles Kings, a physical, defensive club who also happened to be the defending NHL champs. Boston is a team that brings a bit more to the table than the Kings, though.

That is due to the defensive nature of the Boston forward corps. Much like the Detroit Red Wings, that took Chicago to seven games in the Western Conference Semis, the Bruins are going to come at the Blackhawks with a fierce backch ...

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