The spotlight was on Hockeytown as the Chicago Blackhawks looked to
breathe some life into their series against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday. The
underdog roles have been reversed in this one, and the Red Wings proved
that anything can happen in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Twitter was abuzz
with the action.
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