CHICAGO (AP) — Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.
For the first time since 1945, the Chicago Cubs are going to the World Series. The Cubs will be seeking their first championship since 1908. The night itself belongs to Chicago and Cubs fans all over the world.
Jonathan Toews and Artemi Panarin scored in the shootout to give the Blackhawks a 5-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night after Chicago came back with two late goals to force overtime. Artem Anisimov scored his second goal of the game on a rebound with 2:28 left to cut it to 4-3, then