Chris Kelly scored after goalie Tuukka Rask kept Boston in the game, and the Bruins were tied with the Chicago Blackhawks 1-1 through two periods in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday night.
The Blackhawks swarmed the Bruins in the early going after escaping with a 4-3 triple-overtime victory in the series opener, taking the lead in the first on Patrick Sharp's ninth goal of the postseason.
They continued to dictate the tempo until Kelly tied it with just over five minutes remaining in the second.
Boston's Daniel Paille skated out from behind the net, beating Nick Leddy with a neat move for a wraparound shot. Corey Crawford made the save, but Kelly crashed the net and knocked in the rebound to tie it at 1-all.
The Bruins nearly grabbed the lead with just over a minute remaining, after Paille picked off Duncan Keith's pass and flipped the puck to a breaking Brad Marchand. He got pulled down by Brent Seabrook as his shot hit the inside of the right post, pres...