CHICAGO (CBS) Despite being pulled from two games, and giving up the game-winning game in overtime of a third, Vancouver’s Roberto Luongo will start in the deciding game of the Blackhawks-Canucks first round series.
Luongo has struggled in the playoffs, especially against the Blackhawks, and his mental toughness has been questioned by many.
The Canucks got off to a 3-0 series lead before the Blackhawks began their comeback. Chicago routed Vancouver in Games 4 and 5 before winning Game 6 in overtime.
With a win on Tuesday night, the Blackhawks will become only the fourth team in NHL history to win a playoff sereis after trailing 3-0.