The Chicago Blackhawks have defeated the Edmonton Oilers in the play-in round.
The Chicago Blackhawks actually did it! They defeated the Edmonton Oilers in the play-in round to play in the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2017. They haven’t won a playoff series since winning the Stanley Cup in 2015. It was a tough year but they have taken advantage of the second opportunity given to them by COVID-19. Jonathan Toews deserves a lot of credit for the way he carried this team all series long.
In this final game, they defeated the Oilers by a final score of 3-2. It was a tough series but they eliminated the Oilers in four games. Toews had two assists in the game, including the feed to Dominik Kubalik for the beautiful game-winning goal. He also had the game-winner in game three with a minute left in regulation to put them in this clinch situation.