The Chicago Blackhawks’ come from behind playoff run came to an end on Tuesday. The team lost to the Vancouver Canucks in overtime. But the Bulls managed to lock up the first round of the playoffs, beating the Indiana Pacers 116-89 at the United Center.
It is playoff time at the Madhouse on Madison. On Monday the Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers at the United Center. And on Tuesday the reigning Stanley Cup champs will have one last chance to keep their post-season alive. It’s do-or-die for the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Chicago Blackhawks will be able to defend their Stanley Cup title since barely squeaking into the playoffs thanks to Dallas’ loss on Sunday, April 10. In basketball, the Bulls locked up the No. 1 seed in the East, and Derrick Rose proved once again why he should be the league MVP.
Monday, college basketball will crown its champions—putting an end to all the madness. The Butler Bulldogs will take on the University of Connecticut Huskies in the NCAA Final. They’re not the only ones clearing space for potential new trophies. The Bulls are number one in the East.
Updated at 4:00 p.m. on 12/09/2010During a visit to “Eight Forty-Eight,” sports contributor Cheryl Raye-Stout slapped on some eye black to prepare for “heartbreaker” Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.