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Blackhawks are focused on being ready for the Ducks
Blackhawks are focused on being ready for the Ducks

A pile of pucks in the net behind him Monday and a business trip in front of him, Corey Crawford plans to keep pucks in front of him and put business behind him during the upcoming Western Conference finals. A week-plus playoffs layoff will end in a few days when the Chicago Blackhawks travel to Anaheim to face the Ducks, who advanced beyond the second round for the first time since winning the Stanley Cup in 2007. The Ducks won an NHL-record 18 games during the regular season when trailing in the third period and tied for the most victories in a season, 12, when trailing after two. They added four such wins during the first two rounds of the playoffs. The Blackhawks, meanwhile, are...

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