Hawks newcomer Joakim Nordstrom puts on a sweet spin move in front of the net, but Holtby says no. 

Repeat scale: 2

Mikhail Grabovski zips it past Crawford's glove to tie it for Washington. With a name like that, you'd think he'd be a native South Sider. (He's actually from Belarus.)

Repeat scale: 1

Goal! Brent Seabrook punches in a power-play tally. Who says this guy scores only overtime winners?

Repeat scale: 5

Bryan Bickell rearranges the boards with Karl Azner's face. The goals will come for the big guy in time; for now he's busy throwing his weight around.  

Second period score: Blackhawks 3, Capitals 2

 

THIRD PERIOD

Somehow Shaw committed a tripping penalty with no time left in the second, and Mike Green takes advantage. There's GOOD annoying and BAD annoying, dude. 

Repeat scale: 2

D'oh, there's Grabovski again, deflecting one past Crawford. We've got a bad feeling about this one ... 

Repeat scale: 1

Goal! Brandon "The Manchild" Saad pokes one in off a terrific feed from Michal Handzus. Good thing they re-signed 'Zus in the offseason, eh?

Repeat scale: 5

Goal! Johnny Oduya's slap shot sneaks around Holtby to give the Hawks a late lead. Maybe the NHL shrunk his glove along with his leg pads.

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Thank. You. Corey. Crawford. The Hawks had to scrap and fight off a 5-on-3 situation, drawing a HUGE ovation for the goalie. He adds save a point-blank save with a little over a minute left, and Hossa gets a gift empty netter. Take a bow, gentlemen. Hawks win.

Repeat scale: 5

Final score: Blackhawks 6, Capitals 4 

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