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Second-period report: Yes, folks, we think this one is over

Updated: May 24, 2009, 5:28 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

CHICAGO -- A stupid roughing penalty by Matt Walker at the first-period buzzer came back to haunt the Blackhawks. And likely ended any chance they had in this series.

Valtteri Filppula pounced on a rebound during the early-period power play, and just like that, it was 3-0 Detroit. And believe me, the defending Cup champs will not give up a three-goal lead, unlike Chicago in Game 3. Not today, not ever.

Jonathan Toews gave the locals some short-lived hope at 3:53 with ...

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