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Canucks-Blackhawks: Breaking Down the Second-Round Series

Published by on April 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

So this is the Western Conference's "other" second-round matchup?

Hardly.

The Canucks and Blackhawks offers an intriguing matchup of talented young playoff newcomers and a team of veterans with a red-hot goaltender.

By the end of these playoffs, the Vancouver Canucks might have gained an intimate understanding of the NHL's Central Division. They swept the St. Louis Blues in the first round and if they get by the Blackhawks, they could be facing Detroit in the conference finals.

Chicago finished off a six-game first-round victory over the more-experienced Calgary Flames and will now face another opponent from the Northwest Division.

So how do the teams stack up? Let's have a look:
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