Blackhawks Playoff Action: Detroit Series

The Blackhawks quest for a 2013 Stanley Cup must go through their most bitter rival first.

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Brett Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his game-winning goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks takes down Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, center, looking up, celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the overtime in Game 7 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinals against the Detroit Red Wings, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 2-1. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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Detroit Red Wings right wing Daniel Cleary (11) and Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) stretch before Game 7 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinals, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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Chicago Blackhawks center Patrick Sharp (10) celebrates with right wing Marian Hossa (81) after scoring a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the second period in Game 7 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinals, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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This is what a Game 7 win looks like, cheering on the Hawks at Wicker Park's The Fifty-50.
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Cheering on the Hawks at Wicker Park's The Fifty-50.
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This is what a Game 7 win looks like, cheering on the Hawks at Wicker Park's The Fifty-50.
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This is what a Game 7 win looks like, cheering on the Hawks at Wicker Park's The Fifty-50.
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This is what a Game 7 win looks like, cheering on the Hawks at Wicker Park's The Fifty-50.
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This is what a Game 7 win looks like, cheering on the Hawks at Wicker Park's The Fifty-50.
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This is what a Game 7 win looks like, cheering on the Hawks at Wicker Park's The Fifty-50.
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Daniel Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck in the second period with Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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Gustav Nyquist of the Detroit Red Wings moves past Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals.
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 25: of the Chicago Blackhawks of the Detroit Red Wings in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 25, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks tries to get around the stick of Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings during the first period in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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DETROIT, MI - MAY 27: Michael Frolik #67 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores during a third period penalty shot past Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Chicago won the game 4-3 to tie the series 3-3. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks tries to get the puck past the diving Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings during the second period in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Brendan Smith #2 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck in the first period against Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings can't get the puck into the net during the first period next to Corey Crawford #50 and Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawksin Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Justin Abdelkader #8 and Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrate a second period goal by teammate Jakub Kindl #4 in front of Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings is knocked down by Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks tries to get control of the puck in front of teammate Corey Crawford #50 and Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Drew Miller #20 of the Detroit Red Wings beats Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks to the puck to score a second period goal in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks on prior to a first period face off while playing the Detroit Red Wings in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks tries to control the puck next to Joakim Andersson #63 of the Detroit Red Wings during the second period in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Michal Rozsival #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Damien Brunner #24 of the Detroit Red Wings battle for the puck in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings hits Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks tries to shoot the puck as he is shoved by Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings in front of Jimmy Howard #35 in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks shoots against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks tries to control the puck as he is shoved by Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings in front of Jimmy Howard #35 in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings dumps Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks over the boards in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Cory Emmerton #25 of the Detroit Red Wings grazes Daniel Carcillo #13 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the head with his stick in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Patrick Sharp #10 and Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Kanes' first goal of the playoffs in the first period against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks dumps Carlo Colaiacovo #28 of the Detroit Red Wings over the boards in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates a win with teammate Niklas Kronwall #55 over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 18, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates a first period goal with teammate Patrick Sharp #10 against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks moves moves against Brendan Smith #2 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Michal Handzus #26 and Michal Rozsival #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks mix it up with Daniel Cleary #11 and Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings as Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 watches in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: (L-R) Patrick Sharp #10, Johnny Oduya #27 and Michal Rozsival #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Oduyas' third period goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks hits the ice in the third period against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Cory Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates onto the ice during player introductions before taking on the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks moves past Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates onto the ice during player introductions before taking on the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Dave Bolland #36 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings flips the puck past Dave Bolland #36 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Fans cheer as members of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate a third period goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Fans cheer as Marcus Kruger #16 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his third period goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his third period goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks moves up the ice against Kyle Quincey #27 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks moves against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Daniel Carcillo #13 (L) and Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks talk at the end of a win against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his third period goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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