Toews' OT winner keeps Blackhawks alive


Toews' OT winner keeps Blackhawks alive

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jonathan Toews came back from missing 22 games with a concussion by scoring in Game 1 of this series. On Saturday night, he was there to give the Blackhawks another shot of life in this series.

Toews scored just 2:44 into overtime, as the Blackhawks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 at Arena on Saturday. The Blackhawks staved off elimination and forced a Game 6, which is 8 p.m. Monday at the United Center.

Game 5 was much like the previous four in this series: close, low scoring, with late-regulation scores for the Blackhawks. And, of course, overtime.

The two teams went there for the fifth time in the series, tying a record set by Toronto and Montreal in the 1951 Stanley Cup Final.

Gilbert Brule scored on a Coyotes 3-on-1 to give the Coyotes a 1-0 lead early in the second period.

The Blackhawks were once again getting a high number of shots on Mike Smith. But there weren't many bodies between those shots and Smith. Then Nick Leddy's seeing-eye shot tied the game with about nine minutes left in regulation.

Complete Bears-49ers coverage on CSN

Complete Bears-49ers coverage on CSN

The Bears try to get a third win in 2016 when they host the 49ers, and CSN has you covered.

Check out a schedule of Sunday's events:

— Meijer Bears Pregame Live with Lance Briggs, Alex Brown, Jim Miller and Chris Boden airs at 11 a.m. on CSN.

— Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Bears Halftime Live streaming live on and

— State Farm Bears Postgame Live airing immediately after the game on CSN.

Important Twitter follows:

— John "Moon" Mullin (@CSNMoonMullin), CSNChicago

— Bears Talk (@CSNBears), CSNChicago

— Kip Lewis (@CSNKipLewis), CSNChicago

— Chris Boden (@CSNBoden), CSNChicago

Morning Update: Blackhawks lose to Flyers; Bulls fall in Dallas


Morning Update: Blackhawks lose to Flyers; Bulls fall in Dallas

Here are some of Saturday's top stories in Chicago:

Complete Bears-49ers coverage on CSN

Rough second period sinks Blackhawks in loss to Flyers

Bulls fall flat in blowout loss in Dallas

The 3 Bears necessities for win No. 3

Penn State erases three-touchdown deficit to best Badgers in Big Ten Championship Game

How Cubs are setting the expectations for winter meetings

Blackhawks: Corey Crawford undergoes appendectomy, out 2-3 weeks

Illini defense dominant in capping bounce-back week with win over VCU

Blackhawks sign goalie with no NHL experience to serve as emergency backup

Wide receiver Corey Holmes will transfer from Notre Dame