Ryan Getzlaf and Jonathan Toews agree that the pain of a Game 7 defeat in the Stanley Cup playoffs doesn’t really go away.
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Here’s a look back at the seven most memorable Game 7’s in NHL Playoff history.
The Chicago Blackhawks overpowered the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 on Wednesday evening, forcing a Game 7 showdown that will determine who will go on to compete in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Anaheim stars Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler are drawing a lot of attention in the Western Conference finals. When the Ducks’ defensemen join the attack, it presents a big problem for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.
The series is now tied 2-2.
The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Anaheim Ducks in triple overtime of Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night.
Kyle Palmieri hadn’t scored a goal in the Anaheim Ducks’ entire playoff run until he beat Corey Crawford in the Western Conference finals opener, sliding on his back in celebration of what turned out to be the game-winner.
Here’s your break down of all of the great sports action from another busy Sunday in the sports world.
Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
The Chicago Blackhawks have built a tradition of excellence over the past seven years, winning two Stanley Cup titles and contending almost every spring with a dynamic roster of proven stars.
Corey Perry scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Calgary Flames in Game 5 to advance to the Conference Finals on Sunday night.
Mikael Backlund scored on a delayed penalty call in overtime, lifting the late-charging Calgary Flames over the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Frederik Andersen made 30 saves in his first career postseason shutout, Matt Beleskey scored in the first period and the Anaheim Ducks remained unbeaten in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night in Game 2 of their second-round series.