Two days later, that awful Blackhawks period third period still smarts. Almost as much as some of these one-liners.
1. Five goals in one period. How much does that hurt?
|Alex Quigley: It really doesn't. 1-1 series tie, OH MY GOD FREAK OUT.|
|Evan F. Moore: Not as much as watching the Hawks teams in the early part of the century.|
|Phil Thompson: Like a Solange Knowles kick to the stick.|
|Jimmy Greenfield: Quite a bit, but mainly because I yanked a fingernail out each time the Kings scored.|
|Bag Boy: I won't forget about it until the Blackhawks win the series.|
2. How strong is your faith in Corey Crawford right about now?
|Alex Quigley: Higher than his save percentage, which is still really high.|
|Evan F. Moore: Pretty good. Many Hawks fans conveniently forget who was between the pipes when the team won the Cup.|
|Phil Thompson: As much as I believe Mexico's World Cup team can enforce a no-sex rule.|
|Jimmy Greenfield: I was baptized in ice shavings from his skates so you tell me.|
|Bag Boy: About as strong as my faith in the federal government.|
3. When Memorial Day weekend is over, the Blackhawks will ...
|Alex Quigley: ... not be behind in this series.|
|Evan F. Moore: ... find a way to win by catching up on the "Game of Thrones" episodes they might have missed.|
|Phil Thompson: ... be barbecued.|
|Jimmy Greenfield: ... be a lot more confident than their fans.|
|Bag Boy: ... in control of this series. Book it.|
4. Why is President Obama such a big fan of the "Legion of Boom"?
|Alex Quigley: [Drone joke that really isn't all that funny.]|
|Evan F. Moore: Both of them know what it is like to draw the ire of the cable news networks.|
|Phil Thompson: Richard Sherman's a strong asset in Senate negotiations: "Don't you ever filibuster against the best!"|
|Jimmy Greenfield: He eats a lot of chili.|
|Bag Boy: He likes the underdogs, always has.|
5. Who is the Mallory Edens of Chicago sports?
|Alex Quigley: Jennifer Kennedy. Or perhaps Alex P. Eisenhower. Maybe Uncle Nick Stevenson?|
|Evan F. Moore: Patrick Kane. Both of them like to yell "Showtime!" Full Disclosure: I had to Google her name.|
|Phil Thompson: Virginia McCaskey, who probably thinks "Twitter" is some young whippersnapper's word for "relations."|
|Jimmy Greenfield: OHMYGODDIDYOUSAYMALLORYEDENPURTYGIRLHUBBAHUBBAZOWIEBOING!|
|Bag Boy: It's someone who achieved fame by looking good on TV. So, certain Comcast reporters I would think.|
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