Ducks hand Blackhawks first home loss, lead series 2-1

(Reuters – Anaheim handed Chicago their first residence loss of the NHL playoffs on Thursday after a 2-1 win in Sport Three put the Ducks in advance via the identical margin in the Western Convention closing sequence.

Simon Despres broke a 1-1 tie within the ultimate minute of the 2nd length as Anaheim bounced again from a triple-extra time defeat in Sport Two that tied the best-of-seven collection.

On Thursday, Patrick Maroon gave the Ducks a 1-0 lead within the first prior to Chicago’s Patrick Kane tied it with underneath a minute left within the opening length.

Anaheim goaltender Frederik Andersen made 27 saves and stood tall within the final degrees where the Blackhawks introduced on an extra attacker to chase an equalizer.

Kane looked to have a chance with five seconds remaining when he had the p.c. on his stick proper in entrance of Anaheim’s purpose but might not put it towards the online.

Corey Crawford, who made 60 saves in Sport Two, stopped 25 photographs for the Blackhawks.

Game Four is on Saturday in Chicago.

(Writing by means of Jahmal Nook in l. a.; Enhancing through Peter Rutherford)

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