Stanley Cup Finals Game 1

Game one of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Blackhawks was an exciting game. Milan Lucic scored to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead after the first period. Fifty-one seconds into the second period Lucic scored to give the Bruins a 2-0 lead. Blackhawks rookie Brandon Saad cut the Bruins lead to 2 to 1 after two periods. In the third period on the Bruins power play Patrice Bergeron scored to make it 3 to 1. A minute and fifty-one later Dave Bolland cut the Bruins’s lead to 3-2. Johnny Oduya tied the game on a deflection by Tuukka Rask, and the game went into overtime. Rask and Blackhawks Corey Crawford made great saves, and then the Hawks were called for a too many on the ice penalty. It was killed off, and it was still tied at 3 going into the second overtime. The Blackhawks dominate the second overtime, but didn’t scored. Then Bruins went on the power play because another too many men on the ice against Chicago. The game went to a third overtime with the Bruins on the power play. The Blackhawks killed off the penalty, and Andrew Shaw deflected a shot at 7:52 of the third overtime to give the Hawks a 4 to 3 win. It ended the fifth longest game in Stanley Cup final history. Both teams have two days off before game two Saturday night at the United Center with the faceoff at 8:00 P.M.

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