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Before you bail, Hawks fans, ask yourselves this
For second-wave Blackhawks fans, you've finally got a real reason to hate Detroit. Since Chicago's 2009 playoff elimination at the hands of the Wings, the historically testy rivalry hasn't featured the same acrimony as Vancouver. Or St. Louis. Or even Phoenix. The Hawks have dominated, going 15-4-3 against Detroit since the '09 ouster.
By Alex Quigley
May 22, 2013