Chicago Blackhawks centre Andrew Shaw (65) celebrates with teammates Brandon Saad (20) and goalie Corey Crawford (50) after defeating the Detroit Red Wings in Game 5 in Chicago, Ill. Saturday. (John Gress/Reuters)
The Chicago Blackhawks were on the brink of elimination against the
Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, and they played like it. Their hunger to
win was evident from the moment the puck dropped in Game 5, and hockey
fans were quick to react on Twitter.
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