Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Patrick Kane scored a pair of goals and the
Chicago Blackhawks grabbed the series lead in a 3-1 victory over the Boston
Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals from United Center.
Kane scored a goal in the first and second period, while Corey Crawford
stopped 23 shots to give the Blackhawks a 3-2 lead in this best-of-seven
series. Dave Bolland wrapped up the win with an empty-netter in the final
Chicago can wrap up its second Cup championship in four years on Monday as
Game 6 will be played at TD Garden in Boston.
Zdeno Chara scored the lone goal for the Bruins, who played half of the second
period and all of the third without Patrice Bergeron. The forward left the
game with an undisclosed injury and was taken to a local hospital for
Tuukka Rask turned away 29-of-31 shots in defeat for Boston, which is looking
to take home the Cup for the second time in three years.
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