Captain Jonathan Toews, hoisting the 35-pound Stanley Cup, scored Chicago's first goal and assisted on the second.
Center Dave Bolland, celebrating his winner with 0:59 left, said: "It was huge. Seeing the puck ... I knew I had to tap it in."
BOSTON - Two goals. Seventeen seconds apart. A second Stanley Cup victory in four seasons for the Chicago Blackhawks.
BOSTON - Jonathan Toews watched the end of the fifth game of the Stanley Cup Finals from the Blackhawks bench, unable to play after a hit to his head.
BOSTON - In the thimble-wide hallway to the dressing room at TD Garden on Tuesday, Michal Handzus rode a stationary bicycle. Though his presence was requested to discuss the state of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins, the Chicago Blackhawks veteran center did not appear after h…
Behind defensemen like Zdeno Chara (33) and Dennis Seidenberg, the Bruins made life difficult for left wing Bryan Bickell and Chicago.
Boston goalie Tuukka Rask of Finland protected the net like his life depended on it, stopping 28 shots in Game 3.
BOSTON - Tuukka Rask watched most of the action at the other end of the ice. And when Chicago did make a late charge, the Boston goalie made sure to avoid another exhausting overtime.
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford came up huge in Game 2, as he did in Game 1, but he couldn't stop this game-winner by Boston's Daniel Paille.
Daniel Paille and Chris Kelly celebrate Kelly's second-period goal. Paille later scored the game-winner in overtime.
CHICAGO - This Boston squad is one resilient bunch.
CHICAGO - Milan Lucic remembers it as if it was yesterday.
CHICAGO - Long after the celebration was over, Marian Hossa finally made it home and managed to fall asleep around 3 a.m. The Chicago star woke up a few hours later, roused by a noisy neighbor.
Hockey fans who endured another lockout are in for a treat that'll cap a sprint of a season.
Chicago's Patrick Kane, left, celebrates his game-winning goal with center Andrew Shaw in the second overtime.
CHICAGO - Patrick Kane scored his third goal of the game 11:40 into the second overtime period and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the defending champion Los Angeles Kings 4-3 Saturday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick smothers the puck in front of St. Louis' T.J. Oshie during the first period. Quick made 21 saves.
LOS ANGELES - Dustin Penner could have simply dumped the puck and allowed the clock to run out on the second period of yet another dead-even game.