His owner says 4-year-old Sparky may be the key to the Blackhawks success. Gary Mattes says when Sparky wears his Hawks sweater, the team has a sterling record.
"Last night was the first time this year the team has lost with Sparky wearing the jersey," said Garry Mattes, Hawks fan.
Most Hawks fans on sports talk radio believe despite being down two games to one in the series, the team can still come back and win the cup.
While fans may still be confident, they are being a little more cautious with their wallets.
Demand for tickets for the first two championship games at the United Center was off the charts. Not so much for Saturday's game.