Watch the 2010 Blackhawks take on the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of the 2010 Western Conference Final on NBC Sports Chicago at 7 p.m on Thursday.
Spoiler alert! – Do we need those after 10 years? – Up 3-0 in the 2010 Western Conference Final against the Sharks, the Blackhawks had a chance to complete the sweep on home ice at the United Center and reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1992.
The Hawks would score four unanswered goals to do just that.
After trailing 2-0, Brent Seabrook got things going with a goal at 13:15 of the second period.
Dave Bolland tied it 2-2 with his fifth postseason marker at 18:38 of the second. Then, Dustin Byfuglien continued his postseason dominance scoring a power-play goal with seven seconds left on the man advantage off a Patrick Kane pass to give Chicago a 3-2 lead at 14:05 of the third period. It was his third go-ahead-goal of the Western Conference Final.
Kris Versteeg scored an empty-net goal with 42 seconds remaining in regulation for the 4-2 final score and the Blackhawks clinched a trip to the Stanley Cup Final in front of roaring fans at the UC.
Antti Niemi only had to make 16 saves in the contest.
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Hawks Rewind: Blackhawks vs. Sharks in Game 4 of 2010 Western Conference Final originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago