Perhaps Dateline NBC’s Chris Hansen should provide the pep talk before Thursday night’s Blackhawks game in Nashville.
Entering Thursday, the Western Conference playoff picture is as clear as mud. Just take a look at the crowd from fourth place down:
With a win on Thursday night, the Blackhawks would effectively tie the Preds with 70 points and would be firmly cemented in the mix for as high as the fifth position in the Western Conference.
And to think just a week ago so many Hawks fans were quoting Cee-Lo when referring to their favorite hockey team!