DETROIT — Chicago scored three goals in the first 9:33 of the third period Monday to beat Detroit 4-3 and force a game seven in the Western Conference semifinals.The series will head to Chicago on Wednesday, with the Red Wings hoping to avoid losing three straight games in a series they once controlled.
Chicago, trailing 2-1 entering the third, knotted the scored within 51 seconds when Michal Handzus beat Jimmy Howard a few feet in front of the net. Bryan Bickell (5:48) and Michael Frolik (9:33, penalty shot) followed to make the score 4-2.
Detroit appeared to have seized momentum over the top-seeded Blackhawks when Chicago goalie Corey Crawford failed to snare a routine shot from Joakim Andersson at 10:11 of the second period.
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