Chicago fans excited about Blackhawks' chances

May 22, 2010 (CHICAGO) Thanks to an overtime win Friday night in game three against San Jose, the Blackhawks now have a commanding 3-0 lead in the series, and they could clinch the Western Conference crown with a win Sunday.

That possibility has got some Chicago fans gearing up for what they hope will be a game four celebration.

Fan John Tolley is using Sharpie markers and touch-up paint to turn his wife's 1991 Dodge Spirit into a custom Blackhawk-mobile. He's sketching some his favorite current and former Hawk players on the car and says he'll have it done before game 4 gainst San Jose.

"I've got a tan, '91 blank canvass here. What can I do? Well, that's what I did," Tolley told ABC7 Chicago.

"You know, I can't help but just absorb all the excitement, and I kind of said, 'Whatever!'" said car owner and wife Chris Tolley.

"It's thrilling for Chicago. It's great because the Hawks are such a great franchise, and they've been a part of the city for such a long time," said fan Tom Blim.

"Chicago loves winning teams, and I feel like I should do my part, buy a jersey and watch some games," fan Erica Dickerson said.

If the Hawks win, they will face either the Philadelphia Flyers or the Montreal Canadiens in the Finals.

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