(Photo: Reuters/Jim Young)
The Chicago Blackhawks will take on the Detroit Red Wings in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Western Conference semifinal series Game 3 on Monday night, with the Red Wings hoping to build on their Game 2 win, which brought the series back to 1-1.
The game is scheduled to start at 7.30 p.m. ET and can be watched online through free live stream (details below).
The Blackhawks were the firm favorites coming into this semifinal series, however, despite gaining an opening win in Game 1, the Red Wings overturned their rivals and secured a famous 4-1 win in Game 2 on Saturday.
Coming into Game 3 the Red Wings have the momentum, and the Blackhawks will have to refocus and try and turn things back in their favor.
The Red Wings will be coming back to Detroit where they are sure to get a rapturous welcome from their fans after their amazing performance on the road in Game 2.
The Detroit fans will be hoping to cheer their side on to another big win to take the lead in the series.
In Game 2, the Red Wings outshot their Chicago rivals 30-20, and dominated in the face-off circle. They could have won by a lot more than the three goals they ended up winning by, especially if Corey Crawford had not made a number of amazing saves.
However, the Red Wings will do well not to get too carried away at this stage. Even though they should take confidence and encouragement from their Game 2 performance, they are still only tied 1-1 with the Blackhawks, who have not lost in the Joe Louis Arena in two years.
Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings is scheduled to start at 7.30 p.m. ET and can be watched online through free live stream by clicking here.