Patrick Kane scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks led the Boston Bruins 2-0 through the second period in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday night.
The first championship series between Original Six franchises since 1979 has been nothing short of thrilling, with only one game being decided in regulation and the teams splitting the first four.
With Kane leading the way, the Blackhawks were looking good in this one. He now has nine goals in the postseason after scoring late in the first period and early in the second.
Both teams missed some chances in the early going. But Kane finally gave the Blackhawks a 1-0 lead with 2:33 left in the first, after a shot by Johnny Oduya closing in from the left point sheared the blade off the stick of Boston defenseman Dennis Seidenberg.
Kane, who was to the left of the net, picked up the spinning puck and tucked it past Tuukka Rask into the lower left corner of the net. All that happened after Jonathan Toews muscled past Milan ...