Stanley Cup 2010: Why the Hawks Will Struggle in Game Six

June 9th, 2010 by Kevin Freiheit Leave a reply »
The Stanley Cup has arrived in Philadelphia for game six tonight. However, it is the Chicago Blackhawks that have the opportunity to win it in front of the sea of orange. After a 7-4 pounding of the Flyers in game 5, Chicago hopes to avoid a game seven and win Lord Stanley tonight.

Regardless of who the better team is, Chicago is going to have a tough time against Philadelphia tonight. Even with the goaltender situation in Philly, the Flyers will be all over Niemi and the Blackhawks.

With their backs against the wall and in front of their home crowd, there is no reason Philadelphia shouldn't win tonight's game.

The Flyers will be desperate, and if they want tonight's game more than Chicago, then they will send it to a game seven.

It's hard to believe that the Flyers have made it to game six of the Finals—considering they only made the playoffs due to a shootout win on the final day of the regular season.

Philadelphia will be looking for payback tonight.

After the game five loss, the Chicago Tribune printed a full size poster of Chris Pronger in a skirt. The poster read "-4 plus/minus in thr ...

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