Detroit Red Wings' Brendan Smith, left, celebrates his goal with teammate Henrik Zetterberg against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period in Game 2 of their semifinal matchup Saturday. (Jim Young/Reuters)
The focus was on the Red Wings and the Blackhawks as they battled in Game 2 on Saturday afternoon. The Wings were hungry to tie up the series and make things interesting, and that's exactly what happened in our matinee matchup. Here's how the social world reacted.
Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
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