Whistles aren't a worthwhile distraction

The Hawks can't let Chris Pronger -- and the calls he's getting -- get in their heads

Updated: June 4, 2010, 1:02 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Bryon Russell is still waiting for the push-off call against Michael Jordan at the end of Game 6 in the 1998 NBA Finals.

Shaquille O'Neal backs into defenders with so much force, guys like Joakim Noah have been known to go airborne.

They say Wayne Gretzky intimidated refs in French and that Sidney Crosby flops and whines.

And then there's Chris Pronger.

The Flyers defenseman and first-class pain in the Blackhawks' collective backside this Stanley Cup finals ...

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