CSN airing Stanley Cup clincher

CSN airing Stanley Cup clincher
December 27, 2012, 9:06 pm
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Comcast SportsNet will be re-airing Blackhawks Classics until the NHL lockout comes to an end. Tune in tonight at 7:00 p.m. to catch the 2010 Stanley Cup clincher when Patrick Kane scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Blackhawks took the Cup back home to Chicago.

On June 9, 2010, the Blackhawks were clinging to a 3-2 lead in the series and in Game 6 against the Flyers as the Stanley Cup Finals looked to be coming to an end late in regulation.

But the Flyers' Scott Hartnell delivered a clutch goal with 3:59 left to play, setting the stage for Kane's heroics in overtime.

Just over four minutes into the extra period, Kane sent a wrister past goalie Michael Leighton. Those in attendance at the game and watching on TV were stunned for a brief moment, as nobody could tell for sure if Kane's shot had gone in.

But Kane knew, and he immediately started rejoicing with teammates on the ice as the Flyers skated off in awe.

Kane's game-winner snapped a 47-year Stanley Cup drought for the Blackhawks and ensured his name would live on forever in NHL lore.

Need more reasons to watch? Here are some additional memorable moments from the miraculous season:
--The Blackhawks won all three games played at the United Center in the 2010 Stanley Cup Final.
--Four of the six games in the 2010 Stanley Cup Final were decided by one goal.
--Kane led the Hawks with 8 points in the series vs. Philadelphia.
--Toews led the NHL with 22 assists in the 2010 playoffs.
--Patrick Sharp led the Blackhawks with four goals in the series.
--Dustin Byfuglien led the NHL with five game-winning goals in the 2010 playoffs.
--Duncan Keith led Chicago with six assists in the series vs. Philadelphia.
--Marian Hossa won the Cup in 2010 after being on the losing team the previous two years.
--Andrew Ladd was on the Stanley Cup-winning team in both 2006 and 2010.
--John Madden was on the Stanley Cup-winning team in 2000, 2003 and 2010.
--Toews won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2010 for playoff MVP.
--It was the fourth Stanley Cup in Blackhawks team history.
So throw on your jersey, invite your friends over and relive this exciting game tonight since this is the most NHL action we may see for a while. Besides, you're not going to want to go out in tonight's windy, snowy mess anyways.
Join the conversation during tonight's game by using HawksClassics on Twitter.

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