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NBC-UNIVERSAL TELEVISION>>>CHICAGO, THE PROUD THIRD RGEST CITY IN THE COUNTRY WITH A MARVELOUS SKYLINE, ON A STREET NAMED FOR A PRESIDENT, MADISON, THEIR HOCKEY TEAM HAS PLAYED ON THIS STREET FOR 8 1/2 DECADES AND TONIGHT THEIR MADHOUSE WILL BE AT ITS LOUDEST!>>GOING TO FEEL GOOD, BOYS, GOING TO FEEL GOOD.>>AT CENTER ICE AND EVERYWHERE AROUND US THERE WAS A SENSE THAT THE STANLEY CUP COULD BE BOSTON’S FOR THE TAKING. BUT THEN THERE WAS HOCKEY THAT MOST SIMPLY MAY BE DESCRIBED AS CUP CRAZY.>>SCORE. TOEWS. SCORE, LUCIC! TWO-ON-ONE. NO. REBOUND, SCORE!>>CAPPED BY A GOAL THAT SEEMED TO COME OUT OF THIN AIR.>>CAME DOWN ON TOP OF THE NET, SAVE, SCORE!>>THEN CAME ANOTHER STANZA OF EXCHANGES THAT LEFT IT TIED AGAIN, MEANING THE FATE OF THESE TWO TEAMS WOULD BE DECIDED IN EXTRA TIME ONCE MORE.>>SCORE, THE BLACKHAWKS HAVE WON IT! A WACKY OVERTIME WINNING GOAL! CHICAGO FOUND A PASS TO VICTORY ON BOSTON ICE, TURNING THE STANLEY CUP FINAL INTO A BEST OF THREE, STARTING NOW! LICKING “LIKE” ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.>>NBC SPORTS WELCOMES YOU TO THE FOLLOWING PRESENTATION OF THE STANLEY CUP FINAL.>>Mike: MICHAEL JORDAN LED THE CHICAGO BULLS TO FROM THE START THAT YOU ARE HAVING A GOOD START?>>WE WILL FEED OFF THE CROWD HERE.>>Pierre: HAVE A GOOD START.>>Mike: THESE TWO FRANCHISES ARE SO HISTORIC THEY GOT THE MEMO IN 1946. THEY DO A WONDERFUL JOB. IN CHICAGO THEY BRING OUT SERVICE PERSONNEL PAST AND PRESENT. RETURNING ONE MONTH FROM AFGHANISTAN. ONE SERVED ABOARD THE SHIP IN INDIANAPOLIS AND ONE SERVED IN THE BATTLE OF BULGE. WITH THE INTRODUCTIONS IS GENE.>>LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, PLEASE RISE AND REMOVE ALL HEARTS TO HONOR NATIONAL ARMY GUARD SPECIALIST MICHAEL FORSYTHE, GEORGE J. MERRICK, AND SOLOIST JIM CORNEILSEN WITH OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM. ♪ O SAY, CAN YOU SEE BY THE DAWN’S EARLY LIGHT ♪ ♪ WHAT SO PROUDLY WE HAILED AT THE TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING? ♪ ♪ WHOSE BROAD STRIPES AND BRIGHT STARS THROUGH THE PERILOUS FIGHT ♪ ♪ O’ER THE RAMPARTS WE WATCHED WERE SO GALLANTLY STREAMING? ♪ ♪ AND THE ROCKETS’ RED GLARE THE BOMBS BURSTING IN AIR ♪ ♪ GAVE PROOF THROUGH THE NIGHT THAT OUR FLAG WAS STILL THERE ♪ ♪ OH, SAY, DOES THAT STAR-SPANGLED BANNER YET WAVE ♪ ♪ O’ER THE LAND OF THE FREE ♪ ♪ AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE? ♪♪ ICING TOUCHUP THAT WILL COME BACK TOWARDS CRAWFORD.>>Pierre: COMING OUT FOUR, EVERYBODY SAID WE NEED TO LEAN ON RASK. YOU SEE GOING OUT TO RASK. McQUAID. TUUKKA RASK DIDN’T NAIL THAT PUCK VERY WELL AND IT LEFT AN OPPORTUNITY FOR DAVE BOLLAND.>>Mike: CHARA SHOT AND GETTING IN THE WAY OF THAT WAS CRAWFORD. A STRONG SHOT WHO HAS LET GO IN ALL-STAR COMPETITION, OVER 106. WATCH BY CHARA. DRIVE. SCORE!>>Eddie: LOOK AT THIS. PATRICK KANE. THE PUCK IS SLOWED DOWN BECAUSE IT COMES OFF THE STICK OF DENNIS SEIDENBERG RIGHT THERE. IT BREAKS HIS STICK, SLOWS DOWN. TUUKKA RASK, FROM THE FOREHAND TO THE BACKHAND. CHICAGO MAKING A DIFFERENCE, BEING RIGHT HERE DOES A REAL GOO KEEPING THE PLAY ALIVE WHEN THEY FIGURED WE SHOULDN’T. BOUNCED WIDE NEAR CHARA OF THE CHARA DELAYS WITH AN OPENING AND THAT’S WHEN IT POPPED OFF THE STICK OF KREJCI AND WENT WIDE. BICKELL AHEAD. A RETURN. AND SCORE! IT’S KANE AGAIN!>>Eddie: GIVE AND GO. MOVE THE PUCK, MOVE YOURSELF. WATCH THE QUICK PASS. BICKELL TO TOEWS, RIGHT BACK TO HIM. QUICK SHOT, SAVE. PUCK BACK TO THE NET. PATRICK GOES UPSTAIRS ON TUUKKA RASK, SECOND OPPORTUNITY.>>Pierre: LOOK AT ALL OF THE OPEN ICE. GOOD ACROSS. BACK AGAIN. BICKELL IS ABLE TO DRAG IT THROUGH. UP THERE BY BOY CHECK. THE GAME FOR HORTON, CLOSE QUARTERS. LUCIC. HE TRIES FOR A SCORE. ON NOW TO SEIDENBERG. SUFLD IT OFF THE BOARD BEHIND. 25 LEFT. BE OR SECOND AND THAT ONE WAS BLOCKED FOR A SHOT.>>Eddie: AND ART ARTFUL SAVE B RASK. STEPS TO THE CHECKERED LINE AND ON GOAL.>>. >>Mike: TWO DOWN. COMING UP ON THE DISCOVER HARD INTERMISSION REPORT — IN THAT PERIOD, 11 SHOTS FOR CHICAGO. ONLY 5 FOR BOSTON. 40 MINUTES ARE IN THE BOOKS. TWO STITCHES TO HORTON. ALONG M KEITH JONES.>>PATRICK KANE IS PUTTING ON A CLINIC OUT THERE. JONATHAN TOEWS EARLY IN THE GAME. JUST MISSES THAT ONE HIGH AND WIDE. LOOK AT THAT. IS THAT A CONFIDENT PLAYER? YOU BET IT IS. YOU BETTER GO TO THAT GUY BECAUSE HE’S ALL OVER IN THE OFFENSE. THAT RINGS OFF THE GOAL POST. GREAT HANDS UNDER PRESSURE THERE. PUMPS THAT ONE IN AND FIRES UP THE CROWD HERE. THEN A GOOD JOB OF ELEVATING THE PUCK AND PUTTING IT UP OVER TUUKKA RASK. OUTSTANDING TO WATCH.>>ZDENO CHARA HAS BEEN OUTSTANDING TO WATCH. CHARA FROM CHICAGO, IF HE>>>A LOOK AT SOME OF THE KEY STATS THROUGH TWO PERIODS. LUCIC, KREJCI AND BOYCHUK WITH FIVE HITS FOR BOSTON. BICKELL WITH FIVE FOR CHICAGO. ANDREW FERENCE OUT OF 40 MINUTES, WITH THREE MINUTES TO GO HERE IN THE THIRD. THROW BY BOYCHUK. RED BY HANDZUS AND RICOCHETED ACROSS. BOYCHUK BACK TO HIS FEET. TRYING TO GET TO THE BENCH, BUT TRICKY. HANDZUS HAS HIS PASS INTERCEPTED BY MARCHAND. RIGHT IN FRONT. JAGR. REBOUND. UP HIGH! WHAT A FLURRY BY THE BRUINS ON A BROKEN PLAY. SEIDENBERG WITH 2:10 TO GO. FERENCE ABLE TO LEAD IT AHEAD. THAT ONE IS BLOCKED. MARCHAND. KRUGER. BACK OUT BY FROLIK. FERENCE. MARCHAND THERE. ON BACK TO SEABROOK. SO WHEN WOULD WE SEE THE NEXT –>>Eddie: 15 TO 20 SECONDS.>>Mike: PEVERLEY. SEE BEGIN IN FRONT. PEVERLEY. JAMMED OFF THE BOARDS. KEPT BY SEIDENBERG. POKED ALONG. DRAGGED BACK OUT AGAIN BY BICKELL WITH A TWO-ON-ONE. BICKELL WITH A SHOT, SAVE BY RASK. BACK DOWN. WHO WILL GET THERE FIRST. ICING. PAILLE, BUT THE BLACKHAWKS HAVE IT. 1:12 TO GO. CHARA GAVE IT ACROSS. HJALMARSSON. UNABLE TO GET OFF. BACK IN. BICKELL, MY GOODNESS! BACK THE OTHER WAY THEY BRING IT. KICKED AWAY FROM LUCIC. FROLIK ACROSS THE BOARD. TO HIMSELF. LETS IT GO AND BLOCKED OFF. JAGR BEHIND WITH 45 TO GO. BACK TO KREJCI. KREJCI DROPPED IT ON FOR JAGR, TRYING TO PULL HIS WAY THROUGH. HOISTED OUT TO CENTER. CHARA GRABS IT THERE WITH 35 LEFT. AN OFFSIDE IS CALLED AT 30.8 SHOWING ON THE CLOCK. TWO GREAT CHANCES FOR BRYAN BICKELL. THEY GET THE EXTRA ATTACKER OUT. FROLIK, BICKELL. LEFT TO RIGHT. AND THEN AT THE OTHER END, BRAD MARCHAND, PUCK NEVER GOES THROUGH. COMPLETE GAMES. NET EMPTY. SIX ATTACKERS FOR BOSTON, TRYING TO TIE IT UP.>>Eddie: ZDENO CHARA WE ANTICIPATE TO GET TO THE FRONT OF THE NET IF THE BRUINS CAN SET SOMETHING UP. I DON’T THINK HE’S OUT HERE TO BE A DEFENSEMAN, BUT A FORWARD, RIGHT IN FRONT OF COREY CRAWFORD.>>Mike: BLASTS BACK IN. ODUYA. CHARA. BUMPED OFF OF JAGR. BOUNCED LOOSE OFF LUCIC. NOT OUT. RIGHT BACK AHEAD. SCORE! THIS PUCK IS GOING TO COME BACK TO TO HIM. YOU SEE FROM THE RED LINE. FROLIK, THAT OPENS IT UP FOR CHICAGO TO SKATE IT OUT. MILAN LUCIC IS NOT HAPPY AT ALL.>>Mike: THERE WERE ABOUT 100 PIECES IN THE SYMPHONY THAT PLAYED THE SAME SONG. THERE ARE ABOUT 20,000 VOICES SINGING IT NOW. IT WILL GO BACK TO BOSTON WITH THE BLACKHAWKS HAVING A CHANCE TO WIN IT THERE IN TWO DAYS. THAT’S IT. ♪♪>>Mike: TO CENTER ICE THEY GO TO RAISE THEIR STICKS TO THE PAYING CUSTOMERS. JONATHAN TOEWS HAS MADE IT TO THE ICE. AS SATURDAY. AND THEY WILL BE SINGING THAT SONG IN THE STREETS HERE TILL 3:00 OR 4:00 IN THE MORNING. THEY WILL BE HOARSE BY THEN. 3-1 CHICAGO. IN THE SERIES, 3-2, CHICAGO. IT IS A TRADITION THAT THEY ANNOUNCE WHO THE BEST PLAYERS WERE IN THE GAME. PIERRE IS DOWNSTAIRS, BUT I THINK HE MUST POLITELY WAIT, BECAUSE THE PERSON HE WANTS TO TALK TO HAS TO BE ANNOUNCED. THAT’S NUMBER THREE. CRAWFORD IS NUMBER TWO. AND PATRICK KANE IS THERE FOR A REASON RIGHT NOW. AND YOU WILL HEAR IT.>>PATRICK KANE!>>Mike: PIERRE GETSZ TO TALK TO A GOALTENDER, COREY CRAWFORD.>>Pierre: TAKE US INSIDE WHAT YOUR LIFE HAS BEEN LIKE THE LAST THREE DAYS.>>IT HAS BEEN CRAZY. TONIGHT WAS ANOTHER HARD FOUGHT GAME. THEY PLAYED WELL. THEY WERE ABLE TO PUT PRESSURE ON US, BUT WE WERE ABLE TO CLOSE THE DOOR AND MAKE SOME BLOCKS. IT WAS JUST ANOTHER GREAT GAME.>>Pierre: CAN YOU TALK ABOUT WHAT YOUR COACH HAS BEEN WORKING WITH YOU ON THE LAST COUPLE DAYS?>>NOTHING NEW. JUST REPETITION. MAKE SURE I’M FRESH AND I’M NOT THINKING ONCE I GET IN THE GAME.>>Pierre: OBVIOUSLY YOU HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN THE STANLEY CUP WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WHAT WILL THE LEADERSHIP AND COACH BE TALKING ABOUT.>>KEEP PLAYING HARD, KEEP PLAYING OUR GAME, PLAY THE WAY WE HAVE.>>Pierre: CONGRATULATIONS AND WE WILL SEE YOU MONDAY NIGHT FOR GAME SIX.>>Mike: WE GO TO A RECAP OF THIS GAME. OFF DENNIS SEIDENBERG. KREJCI IN THE THIRD. ZDENO CHARA. AND THEN WITH A WIDE OPEN NET, THE GOAL RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NET.>>Mike: COMING UP NEXT IN MOST LOCAL MARKETS IS THE NEWS. WITH A SPECIAL LIVE EDITION OF THE CROSSOVER MONDAY, AND THEN OUR COVERAGE IS HERE ON NBC AT 8:00 P.M. FOR ALL OF US, DOC EMRICK SAYING YOU HAVE BEEN WATCHING THE NBC STANLEY CUP FINAL.

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