Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Winnipeg at Chicago, 23 December 2014
Tonight, Chicago defends the Conference III Belt against Winnipeg, as the Jets get their second chance of the year at the strap. They’ll try to end Chicago’s run that began earlier this month.
|Winnipeg Jets||Chicago Blackhawks|
|Paul “The Joker” Maurice||Coach||Joel “The Thrill” Quenneville|
|Andrew “Big Bad” Ladd and Blake “Wheels of Steel” Wheeler (23)||Points Leader||Patrick “Mr Patty Kane” Kane (36)|
|“Your New Favorite Player” Bryan Little (12)||Goals Leader||Kane (16)|
|Ondrej “The Killer from Kladno” Pavelec (unconfirmed)||Goaltender||Corey “The Crow” Crawford|
|None (yet)||Threero||Bryan “Bingo” Bickell and Michal “Big Rozie” Rozsival|
|Michael “INXS'” Hutchinson||Rookie To Watch||Joakim “Luxury” Nordstrom|
|2||Title Belts Won||4|
|2-4 as Challenger, 0-2 as Champion||Record In Belt Matches||6-3 as Champion, 4-3 as Challenger|
They’ll drop it at 7:30 inside the United Center as the blistering hot Blackhawks look to hang on to the strap against the surprising Jets.
If Chicago is successful in defense, they’ll next put up the strap Saturday against Colorado. If Winnipeg takes the belt back, they’ll defend against Minnesota Saturday.