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West finals: Ducks, Hawks need more time

After a furious third where the Ducks and Hawks combined for six goals, Game 4 proceeds to a second OT.

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Crawford keeps Blackhawks alive

The Ducks controlled the offensive flow of the game in the first OT, but Corey Crawford stoned all 17 of Anaheim's shots on goal, and we're headed to a second extra period in Game 4. The Ducks lead the series 2-1. Follow live


Hawks can't make most of power play

The Ducks successfully killed off the first penalty of the first overtime with only one major rush on goal by the Blackhawks. Anaheim is up 40-37 in shots on goal in a 4-4 game a little more than midway through the extra period. Follow live

Ducks putting on the pressure in OT

The first 5 shots of the extra period have come from Anaheim, as the Ducks have sat in the Chicago zone for much of the early part of the first overtime, but Corey Crawford has kept the scoreboard clean. Follow live

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Of course Ducks push back as Getzlaf line nearly gives the Ducks the lead back but Niklas Hjalmarsson saves goal sweeping loose puck away.

And we're all tied up

The fast and furious third continues as Chicago ties it up with a power-play goal. Patrick Kane gets the credit for this one. Follow live

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Brent Seabrook gives Chicago a 2-goal lead... then Anaheim EXPLODES for 3 goals in :37 seconds. Ducks lead 4-3 in 3rd period. Wow!