No So Fast Detroit, This Won't Be Easy

David DeGreefContributor IMay 15, 2009

CHICAGO - MAY 11:  Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks reacts after he was named the #1 star of the game after their 7-5 win against the Vancouver Canucks during Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 11, 2009 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

I am keeping this short and not so sweet. Detroit better hope they can make the Hawks take dumb penalties because as these playoffs go on the Hawks are gaining maturity. I know the Red Wings are loaded with veterans but speed can be deadly in any sport and particularly hockey. Coach Q and his staff have done a fantastic keeping this team focused and a few mishaps will cost them against an experienced team like Detroit. However, with the proximity of these two great hockey towns I think the Hawks are the fresher team if that is possible playing hockey for 8 months. I look forward to a competitive series that Chicago wins game seven in the Joe.