The Chicago Blackhawks have a simple goal heading into Game 5 of their Western Conference semifinal. Chicago can't make up a 3-1 series deficit Saturday night. Any comeback hinges on extending the series against the Detroit Red Wings.
Forget about wresting home ice back from Detroit or a potential Game 7 showdown at the United Center. The only thing that matters is getting a win Saturday and staying alive in the postseason.
How do the Blackhawks keep their season going? Here are five keys to taking the first step and winning Game 5.