Weather the Early Storm - The United Center is a hornet's nest and the Blackhawks usually start fast. Detroit needs to match their intensity.
Solid Goalkeeping - Jimmy Howard has to make the big saves when tested. He'll need to have a strong night to win this one.Don't Get into a Run-and-Gun Game
- Chicago is the highest scoring team in the league. The Red Wings can't expect to win if they get into a high scoring affair.