Showtime! Kaner wins the series for the Hawks in OT, 2-1.
We're getting ready... Just a few hours to go!
Playoff beards. Day 28. (RedEye)
Retweet this to wish a Happy Birthday to Kris Versteeg! Go, #Blackhawks ! http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BnjGT22IUAACKS9.png
At least you're not working during the game, buddy. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Tribune)
Give that fan a puck, Steeger. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Tribune)
*blink* 1-0, Blackhawks.
In honor of Versteeg's birthday, here's a flashback to 2010. Kris Versteeg Shows Off His Rapping "Skills" at the Blackhawks Rally (1080p HD)
Shiny! (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Tribune)
Go Steeger, it's your birthday! (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Tribune)
Do they have coloring books in the box? Asking for Cooke.
Winter is coming. (MCT photo)
Oof. The captain's in pain. (MCT photo)
So nice, he saved it twice.
"Hjalmarssooooonnn!" (We've all seen "Mighty Ducks," right? OK, cool.)
Shortly after this Oduya whiff, the Wild tied it. GRRRRRR! (MCT photo)
Crawford, doing what Crawford does. No biggie. (MCT photo)
"Oduya gets pushed into Crawford by Suter. Crawford reportedly curses at him in French and English." -CSN's Tracey Myers, @TramyersCSN
He's handsome, AND he can fly. Ladies and gentlemen, Patrick Sharp. (Scott Strazzante / Tribune)
Needed more mullet power.
Turn down for what?! (USA TODAY Sports photo)
Crawford knows exactly how wide the net is. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Tribune)
See you in the Western Conference Final, @NHLBlackhawks fans.NEXT UP: Winner of the ANA-LA series. #BecauseItsTheCup http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BnkYeozIUAIJu9f.jpg
@redeyesportschi And we even watch Blackhawks games alike #proof http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BnkOyZdIUAE3bLW.jpg
Mic'd Up: Blackhawks postgame celebration