Blackhawks Vs. Flyers: Chicago Trails 4-2 Heading Into 3rd Period

The last time the Blackhawks were in Philadelphia, it was when they won the Stanley Cup trophy. Both teams are looking to rebound from losses earlier in the week.

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Blackhawks Vs. Flyers Final Score: Chicago Loses 5-4 On Last-Minute Goal

The Chicago Blackhawks were defeated 5-4 by the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night after a spirited comeback in the game's final period. The Blackhawks blew a 2-1 lead and trailed 4-2 going into the third period, but they managed to come back and tie things late. A penalty gave the Flyers a last-minute power play, and they were able to capitalize.


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Philadelphia's James van Riemsdyk scored the game-winning goal, his second of the game and his 11th of the season.The Flyers built their lead in the second period, as the Blackhawks let the flood gates open and allowed three goals over the course of just a few minutes.

That run turned a 2-1 Blackhawks lead into a 4-2 deficit, although Chicago came back with a quick pair of goals late in the third period to tie things up. Ultimately, though, the Blackhawks couldn't hold off that final Flyers power play and push the game into overtime. Chicago has now lost three times in four games, although it still has the second-best record in the Western Conference.

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Blackhawks Vs. Flyers Score Update: Philadelphia Up 4-2 After 2 Periods

Andrew Shaw has had an eventful night for the Blackhawks; in the first period, he got into a fight that left his face bloodied and sweater torn. In the second, he gave the Blackhawks a 2-1 lead with his first career NHL goal. (Which leaves him an assist short of a Gordie Howe hat trick.)


Related: Hawks at Flyers Preview/Pregame Thread/Old Timey Music Night

From there, though, things unravelled in a hurry for Chicago, as the Flyers scored three goals in a four-minute, 20-second span. Scott Hartnell tied the game at two less than 30 seconds after Shaw had given Chicago the lead. Harry Zolnierczyk and James van Riemsdyk scored the third and fourth goals, respectively. The Flyers have out-shot Chicago 34-22.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more on the Chicago Blackhawks, visit SB Nation's Blackhawks blog Second City Hockey. For more on the Philadelphia Flyers, visit SB Nation's Flyers blog Broad Street Hockey. For more from around the NHL, visit SB Nation's NHL news hub.

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Blackhawks Vs. Flyers Score Update: Chicago And Philadelphia Tied 1-1 After 1st Period

The Chicago Blackhawks got some goal scoring from an unlikely place early on Thursday night when fourth-liner Jimmy Hayes got the Hawks on the board with his second goal of the season. Chicago maintained that lead until the Flyers pulled even in the last minute on a goal by Jakub Voracek, his sixth tally of the season.


Related: Hawks at Flyers Preview/Pregame Thread/Old Timey Music Night

Aside from a fight between Chicago's Andrew Shaw and Philadelphia's Zac Rinaldo -- which left Shaw bloodied -- there were no other penalties in the opening period. Shaw would later return to the game.

The Flyers had a 13-7 edge in shots on goal and also won 11 of 18 faceoffs.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more on the Chicago Blackhawks, visit SB Nation's Blackhawks blog Second City Hockey. For more on the Philadelphia Flyers, visit SB Nation's Flyers blog Broad Street Hockey. For more from around the NHL, visit SB Nation's NHL news hub.

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Hawks Vs Flyers Game Preview: Both Teams Looking To Rebound From Losses

The last time the Blackhawks were in Philadelphia, it was when they won the Stanley Cup trophy. Both teams are looking to rebound from losses earlier in the week.

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