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Surprised by Hawks? You shouldn't be

Updated: May 8, 2009, 11:52 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- It wasn't quite Babe Ruth calling his shot, but Andrew Ladd proved more than a little prophetic Thursday night.

"I said to Adam Burish before overtime, 'It's going to take a dirty one to win this,'" said the Chicago Blackhawks' overtime hero. "That's usually the case in overtime and especially in the playoffs."

Ladd stuck his stick out and deflected a Dave Bolland point shot past a partially screened Roberto Luongo 2:52 into the fourth period to give Chicago ...

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