Hooked on their captain

Toews' resurgence in Game 5 has the power to drive Blackhawks forward

Updated: May 26, 2013, 2:04 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Jonathan Toews did not win the game for the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. But it felt like he might have turned the series.

His second-period goal off Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard's mask was the Hawks' third goal in a 4-1 Game 5 victory to keep the Western Conference semifinals and their season alive heading into Game 6 in Detroit Monday night.

Toews was as mentally battered Game 3 as we have ever seen him in, with three penalties -- two for high-sticking ...

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