Blackhawks force decider with quick goals

The Chicago Blackhawks scored three goals during a four-minute stretch in the second period to power to a 5-2 victory over Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday that forced a Game Seven in their Western Conference Final series.
After seeing their 3-0 lead cut to one goal in the third, Andrew Sharp added two goals in the final period to seal the game and tie the series 3-3. Shaw had scored just twice during the playoffs but caught a timely surge to set up the pivotal series decider on Saturday in Anaheim. and”I think when we realize that our season is on the line, we kind of think back to everything that got us to this point and realize the opportunity we have and the group we have, throw everything in the mix and thatand’s the motivation we have,and” said Chicago center and captain Jonathan Toews. Patrick Maroon and Clayton Stoner scored for the Ducks as they tried to rally back, but fell short. and”We lost our composure, I thought, for the first time in the playoffs,and” said Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau. and”They scored the first goal, and then started scoring all over.and” Chicago goalie Corey Crawford stopped 30 of Anaheimand’s 32 shots while Anaheim goalie Frederik Andersen made just 18 saves.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman