Brent Seabrook scored on a 59-foot slapshot in overtime as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 6-5 to even the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Final at two games each.
The Blackhawks host Game 5 in the best-of-seven series on June 22.
“We did a lot of good things,” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville told reporters. “We’ll look at the positives and move forward.”
The Bruins snapped a 39-year wait for a sixth championship in 2011, a year after the Blackhawks ended a 49-year wait for a fourth NHL title.
Chicago’s Michal Handzus scored a shorthanded goal for a 1-0 lead before Rich Peverley got a power-play score with five minutes, 17 seconds left in the first period at TD Garden in Boston.
Bergeron tied the game 2:05 into the third period and Johnny Boychuk scored to force overtime 55 seconds after Patrick Sharp gave the Blackhawks a 5-4 lead.
“They got some momentum scoring that power-play goal there, obviously tying it up twice,” said Quenneville. “Looked like they were in a good spot. I still thought in the third period we didn’t give up a ton. It was a five-on-five game. Still had composure going into the overtime.”
Seabrook’s goal -- his third of the playoffs -- came 9:51 into overtime. It was the third game of the series to reach overtime.
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford had 28 saves, while Tuukka Rask had 41 saves for the Bruins.
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