Michal Handzus scored for the Chicago Blackhawks, Rich Peverley countered for the Boston Bruins, and the teams were tied 1-1 after the first period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday night.
The Bruins entered with a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series after Tuukka Rask's third shutout of the playoffs in a 2-0 win on Monday night.
But Handzus ended Rask's shutout streak at 129 minutes, 14 seconds while the Blackhawks were short-handed when he scored his third goal of the playoffs 6:48 into the game.
Brandon Saad stole the puck from Tyler Seguin in the Boston zone and raced up the right side. He crossed the blue line and then passed across the slot to Handzus, who beat Rask from about 5 feet.
Then Peverley, who had been struggling offensively, scored his second playoff goal during a rare power-play shift for him at 14:43.
Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference kept the puck in the zone when he went to his knees at the left point. He passed it toward Peverley near the rig...