Blackhawks' Cup about to run dry

This season's team never could find its swagger -- and it's nearly out of time

Updated: April 18, 2011, 10:57 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Same building, same feeling of confidence and invincibility, same eventual result for the better team in Saturday's case for the hometown Chicago Bulls, and in Sunday's case for the visiting Vancouver Canucks.

The Chicago Blackhawks would debate the issue and did so fairly convincingly for the first period and a half of their Game 3 Western Conference quarterfinal at the United Center. But they lost the argument and, for all intents and purposes, the game and possibly the ...

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