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Blackhawks Vs. Coyotes, 2012 NHL Playoffs Game 6: Phoenix Takes 1-0 Lead Into 3rd Period

The Chicago Blackhawks hold a large advantage in shots on goal after two periods at the United Center, but it's the Phoenix Coyotes who hold a lead heading into the third period of Game 6. Phoenix's Oliver Ekman-Larsson beat Chicago goalie Corey Crawford with seven minutes remaining in the second to give the Coyotes a 1-0 lead at the United Center heading into the final period. A loss tonight would end the Blackhawks' season.

The 'Hawks have outshot Phoenix 28-7 through two periods. The Coyotes hold a 29-20 advantage in hits. Chicago has won 23 faceoffs, compared to 17 for the Coyotes.

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