Viktor Arvidsson headed to the bench bearing a crimson R upon his forehead after being boarded by Anaheim’s Nick Ritchie. That’s great, but let us know when one of the Russian guys pulls this off in Cyrillic.
With a 4-1 loss to the Predators tonight, the Blackhawks were swept out of the playoffs. But not before Duncan Keith could deliver an intense check that sent Viktor Arvidsson’s helmet flying before he even hit the ice:
The Predators are counter-punchers. They fought back from 3-2 down to make it to the second round. They fought back from being outplayed in the multiple overtimes of Game 4 against the Sharks to snatch a win. With their backs up against the wall again last night, they fought back from an early two-goal hole, and a…