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Hawks don't back down

Chicago endured for a triple-OT victory that feels like more than one win

Updated: June 13, 2013, 5:00 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

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 ...

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