By Jon Fromi
The Chicago Blackhawks rallied from a third-period deficit once again, coming back in Dallas to force a shootout Friday night. It took eleven shooters, but Ben Smith provided the margin of victory as the Hawks prevailed 2-1.
First Period-Duncan Keith came up with a steal and found Patrick Kane coming out of the Hawks zone. Kane took the puck up the ice and got off a shot that was knocked away by Kari Lehtonen two minutes into the game.
The Stars goalie denied Jonathan Toews a few minutes later and stopped a one-timer by Brent Seabrook near the five-minute mark. At the other end of the ice, Corey Crawford made five saves, including stops on Ray Whitney and Ryan Garbutt in the first six minutes. Read more
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By Brad Gardner
Entering the game trailing the Bruins 2-1 in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals series, the Chicago Blackhawks were desperate for a win on Wednesday night in Boston. The ‘Hawks offense woke up, but the Bruins would not let Game 4 go quietly.
The Bruins tied the game twice in the third period to force yet another overtime session. Brent Seabrook scored the decisive goal in overtime, his second overtime goal of the playoffs, to give the visiting team a 6-5 win. Read more
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