Stanley Cup Finals 2010: Flyers Seek Road Win, Blackhawks Look To Bounce Back

June 6th, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Through four games in the 2010 edition of the Stanley Cup Finals we have watched as the home team has won all four games.

Clearly, if the Philadelphia Flyers are going to win the Cup this season they will have to find a way to beat the Chicago Blackhawks at home, which, given the Blackhawks sub-par performances at the “Madhouse on Madison,” is more likely than many Hawks fans want to admit.

Chicago has played 10 games on the road and 10 at home this postseason. In those 10 home games they have scored a total of 29 goals and given up 29 goals.

Comparatively, while on the road, Chicago has scored a total of 38 goals (nine better than at home), given up 26 goals (three less than at home).

The Hawks lack of offense at the United Center is a curious stat, one they may haunt them in tonight’s pivotal game five matchup against the surging Flyers.

Through 15 playoff games the Blackhawks have scored a total of 15 power play goals—11 of which have come on home ice. That said, the Hawks have managed just one power play goal against the Flyers, a five-on-three marker at the Wachovia center in game four.

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