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Hawks don't back down in Game 1

6/13/2013

CHICAGO -- A best-of-seven series just isn't going to be enough.

Not for two teams that played into Thursday, Wednesday night; that quite literally left it all on the ice in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals including more prone bodies than a peewee game.

After nearly six periods of play, three overtimes if somehow that sounds even more impressive, it seemed only fitting that the third- and fourth-liners of the Blackhawks, the so-called grinders, made the difference in the end with Andrew Shaw re-directing a shot by Dave Bolland for the 4-3 victory.

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