Stanley Cup Finals: Game Five Ends in Byfuglien Style, Hawks One Win Away

June 6th, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
Game Five was a replay of Game One in terms of the play of both teams.  While the amount of goals were 11, just like Game one, it was the Blackhawks that won in a comfortable 7-4 final score

Brent Seabrook opened the scoring with the Hawks' first five-on-four power play goal but it was yet again, one of those lucky bounces.

The puck was passed to the front by Kris Versteeg which got to Seabrook and he ripped one that went off a Flyers' inside right lower leg to redirect into a spot that Micheal Leighton did not expect it to be.  Hawks up 1-0.

Dave Bolland scored the Hawks' second goal as it bounced off the end boards and before Leighton can react, Bolland tipped it off Leighton's right skate and in.  Hawks up 2-0.

Versteeg scored the third goal of the game and he wristed it in to put the Hawks up 3-0. he took the puck from coast to coast virtually untouched.

After 20 minutes, it was all Blackhawks as they may have gotten two goals off some lucky bounces, it was a result of the young squad's relentless attacking playing from the first face off.  That plus they were hitting everything that wore ...

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