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Blackhawks are embracing the pressure of a Game 7 against the Ducks
Blackhawks are embracing the pressure of a Game 7 against the Ducks

Sunglasses on and bags slung over their shoulders, Chicago Blackhawks players made their way Thursday toward the charter plane that was to take them from O'Hare to California for a date with history. The four-hour flight provided an opportunity to rest after a grueling schedule that included Wednesday's 5-2 victory over the Ducks that kept the season alive. More important is that Friday will provide an extra day to relax before the teams take the ice Saturday night at Honda Center to determine the Western Conference champion. The Blackhawks and Ducks have played every other day since the series began May 17. "You take the rest as you can get it," Blackhawks winger...

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