The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup after Bolland's goal with 59 seconds to go in regulation snapped a 2-2 tie. The winning tally came 17 seconds after Bryan Bickell tied the game.
No. 2 Star: Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago's captain showed no ill effects of whatever injury was bothering him in Game 5 by scoring the Blackhawks' opening tally and later assisting Bickell's tying goal late in the third period.
No. 3 Star: Bryan Bickell, Chicago Blackhawks
The soon-to-be unrestricted free agent came up big in Game 6 scoring the tying goal with 1:16 to go in regulation. How much will he get paid this summer?
Honorable mention: The Blackhawks became the first NHL team to win the Stanley Cup by overcoming a one-goal deficit in the game's final two minutes ... Chicago is the fifth team in the past six years to clinch the Cup on the road ... The Blackhawks blocked 24 shots to the Bruins' seven ... Patrick Kane became the third straight American to win the Conn Smythe Trophy ... Here's the presentation of the Cup:
Did You Know? "Dave Bolland recorded latest Stanley Cup-winning goal ever scored in regulation time." (NHL)
Dishonorable mention: For the third time in the Final, the team scoring first did not win ... Andrew Shaw took a puck to the face, but came back later because he's hockey player:
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