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Blackhawks Fall To Bruins In Shootout

The last two Stanley Cup Champs met on Saturday at the United Center with the most recent winner, the Bruins, winning the matchup 3-2 in a shootout.

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Bryan Bickell got the Hawks on the board late in the first period scoring a sweet goal on a breakaway. Chris Kelly tied things up in the second period for the Bruins on a short-handed goal.

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The Hawks would take the lead a few minutes later when Patrick Kane lit the lamp. The lead wouldn’t last as Boston tied things up in the third on a goal by Nathan Horton.

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Both teams would go scoreless in the five minute overtime and Boston would win 1-0 in the shootout to get the victory. The Hawks are now 2-1-1 on the young season.

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Each teams goaltenders were very solid in net. Corey Crawford made 35 saves for the Hawks while Tim Thomas made 27 saves for the Bruins.

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The Hawks will next play on Tuesday evening in Phoenix.