Blackhawks firing on all cylinders

CHICAGO -- Oh baby, these guys are rolling.

Was it really just more than a week ago that the Chicago Blackhawks found themselves on the brink of elimination, down 3-1 in a series with the Detroit Red Wings?

Five wins a row later, and now the only burning question is whether these guys can be stopped.

Not since that magical spring of 2010 have the Blackhawks rolled like they are right now, the United Center rocking deliriously Sunday night with each goal, the fourth chasing reigning Conn Smythe Trophy winner Jonathan Quick from the game midway through the second period of what eventually would be a 4-2 victory.

"We expected them to be better than they were in Game 1 and they were. We raised our play, too," Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said.

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