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Topic - Corey Crawford
The Capitals surrendered three unanswered goals in the third period to lose 6-4 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the season-opener Tuesday. They almost spoiled the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup banner-raising celebration, but Washington's defense failed to make Mikhail Grabovski's hat trick and the team's three power-play goals stand up.
Corey Crawford is having one great summer.
Thousands of fans who ditched work and painted their faces red and black roared in appreciation as the buses paraded past carrying waving players in red jerseys. Captain Jonathan Toews triumphantly hoisted the silver trophy over his head.
From the jubilant parade all the way to the boisterous rally, millions of excited fans spent a sun-drenched Friday celebrating another Stanley Cup title for the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Chicago Blackhawks scored goals 17 seconds apart in the final minutes to capture their second Stanley Cup in four seasons. The improbable rally led to a wild on-ice celebration as Chicago outlasted the Boston Bruins in six games.
In 17 stunning seconds, Tuukka Rask's solid postseason was shattered.
When Rocky Wirtz took over the Chicago Blackhawks six years ago, they were among the worst teams in the NHL.
The Stanley Cup is back in the city of big shoulders and short memories, delivered by a Chicago team that featured neither.
Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland scored 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16 of the third period and the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the second time in four seasons with a stunning comeback, 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Monday night.
Patrick Kane is the most valuable player of the NHL playoffs after he helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup on Monday night.
A dozen slices of wheat bread and two plates of quartered oranges sat untouched on a table in the middle of the Boston locker room, fortifications for an overtime period that never came.
In a series that's seen three games go to overtime, this one had its tense moments and both teams were without star players down the stretch.
Finding room to roam in the first three games of the Stanley Cup finals was next to impossible, and scoring goals was even more difficult.
The Chicago Blackhawks shifted from flat to frenzied, then tied the Stanley Cup finals with a hard-fought overtime win over the Boston Bruins in a free-flowing Game 4.
Five things learned in the Chicago Blackhawks' 6-5 overtime win over the Boston Bruins in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals Wednesday night:
The Blackhawks open training camp for next season on Sept. 12 at Notre Dame, and Crawford said he's hungry for more success.
"It's amazing," said Crawford, who recently got engaged and is in the mix to play for Canada in next year's Winter Olympics. "I want to be in Chicago for my whole career and so this is amazing to be able to do this and get this deal done."