Frustrated after watching the Canucks slash and hit smaller players but skate away from enforcer John Scott, the Blackhawks are going to pull the old switcheroo.
Blackhawks center Dave Bolland powered his team to a big 7-2 win over Vancouver Tuesday night, staving off playoff elimination for at least another day. It was Bolland's first game in more than a month after he was forced to the sidelines with a concussion. He's now recommending the same thing for his struggling teammates.
After losing their first two playoff games to the hard-hitting Canucks, the Blackhawks have gone to the well and activated unknown prospect Bustin Dyfuglien.
Vancouver's high-scoring twins Henrik and Daniel Sedin powered the Canucks to the league's best record this season, but underneath it all, they're a pair of softies as evidenced by their recent appearance at a mall wearing matching sweaters their grandmother knitted them.