GLENDALE, Ariz. The ghosts of Coyotes past came dancing across the Jobing.com Arena ice two minutes and 44 seconds into overtime on Saturday.
It was 13 years ago, that Scott Young scored in Game 5 in overtime in Phoenix to keep the St. Louis Blues alive in a series they finally won in seven games.
It's been 13 series since the CoyotesJets have won one of these postseason affairs.
And Jonathan Toews has 13 letters in his name. But who's counting?
Coyotes fans were three deep into their six-packs when Toews brought the Valley-wide party to a screeching halt with a brilliant individual effort on which he won the face-off in the Phoenix zone, won a board battle to keep the puck, then rifled a high, hard one past erstwhile impenetrable Mike Smith to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 2-1 win that forced a sixth game Monday in Chicago with the Coyotes still up 3-2.
"The series is far from over," Toews said. "We're not going to give them anything easily."
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