How They Match Up

It’s no secret that the Blackhawks were the best team in the NHL during the regular season. I mean, they didn’t lose for the first 24 games of the season. They didn’t fall off much after that, losing only 7 games the rest of the season. The playoffs are a lot closer, though. The last time we played the Hawks was almost two years ago when we beat them in a shootout during the regular season. That is hardly an indication of what’s to come. Many writers and analysts have already said that this could be one of the best Cup Finals in a long, long time. Both teams have won the Cup in the past 3 seasons. Here is how the match up:

REGULAR Season Bruins Blackhawks
Wins 28 36
Losses 14 7
Points 62 77
Goals Scored 131 155
Goals Against 109 102

And now for the playoffs:

Postseason Bruins Blackhawks
Wins 12 12
Losses 4 5
Points For per Game 3.1 2.8
Points Allowed per Game 1.9 1.9
Home Record 7-2 9-1
Road Record 5-2 3-4

What do you think will happen in the series?

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2 thoughts on “How They Match Up

  1. they did lose some games in their first 24 games but they were over time losses so they gotta point. they were on a 24 game point streak to start the season. but they lost their 7th and 8th game of the season in shoot outs. or penalty kicks in terms of soccer.

    • Good point. However, they were still great during that streak and no one knew if it would end. I wouldn’t have guessed we would be in this position the way we played some of the regular season, but clearly playoffs is where we shine. Thanks for your comment.

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