Last night was game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in Boston as the Chicago Blackhawks look to win their 5th Stanley cup championship in 4 years, since they last won it back in 2010 against Philadelphia; when Patrick Kane shot the winning goal in overtime. Whereas the Boston Bruins look to keep their cup finals hopes alive by extending a game 7 in Chicago.
In the first period the Boston bruins went and fought to keep their dreams of becoming champions again by out shooting the Hawks 12 to 6. That resulted in bruins center Chris Kelly to make it 1-0 Bruins lead with 7:19 in the first period. With this going on Blackhawks Goalie Cory Crawford made many key saves to keep the game only a 1-0 deficit.
Then in the second period with the Blackhawks down 0-1, Hawks captain Jonathon Toews shot a game tying goal in the early minutes of the second to make 1-1. Resulted in the game to remained 1-1 until the third period. Where Boston left wing Milan Lucic gave the Bruins a 2-1 lead that looked like the game winning goal that Boston hoped for to extend series to game seven.
As the third period was winding down under two minutes to play it seemed to look like Boston was on its way to force a game 7.
However, that all changed when the Blackhawks pulled a great miracle when they scored twice in 17 seconds to take a 3-2 lead. First by Bryan Bickell to tie it and the second one from Dave Bolland to give the Hawks a 3-2 lead. That resulted in being enough for the Chicago Blackhawks on winning their 5th championship in 4 years; along with Patrick Kane being named MVP of the playoffs.
With this wonderful historic night the Chicago Blackhawks reward the city and their loyal fans by bring the Stanley Cup back to Chicago. That gave the people of this great city something to cheer about in a long time.
Finally, it has been reported that on Friday morning in Chicago there will be a Championship parade will start at the United Center and end at Hutchinson field in Grant Park, and its set to begin at 11am. So come out early, and cheer for you World Champions Chicago Blackhawks.
By Elliot Stine
Where: Starts at the United Center and end in Grant Park.
When: Friday, June 28
Time: Parade start time TBD, 11 a.m. rally at Grant Park.
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