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|Blackhawks Stay Alive with OT Win in Phoenix
|GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jonathan Toews scored 2:44 into overtime and Chicago Blackhawks staved off elimination with a 2-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.
The Blackhawks came up with a tying goal in the third period for the fourth time in the series, though this one came a little earlier than the others with Nick Leddy scoring midway through the period.
That led to the fifth straight overtime game -- a first since 1951 -- and Toews ended it, beating Mike Smith stick side to pull the Blackhawks to 3-2 in the series.
Chicago rallied from a 3-0 deficit to force Game 7 against Vancouver in the second round last season and will have a chance to even the series in Game 6 on Monday night in Chicago.
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