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The Game in GIFs: Blackhawks vs. Islanders

Hawks defeat the Islanders 3-2 in a shootout

A pair of power play goals and a clutch penalty kill by the Blackhawks helped send this game to extra time. Five wild minutes of 3-on-3 action couldn’t decide this one, so it went to a shootout. Kane and Toews delivered and Ward stoned the Islanders en route to a 3-2 Hawks win! Check out all the highlights right here.

First Period

Filppula beats Ward through the five-hole to open the scoring:

Second Period

Strome ties the game while the Hawks have a two-man advantage:

A terrible turnover by Murphy leads to a Barzal breakaway goal:

Toews bats one out of mid-air on the power play to tie the game with under 30 seconds to go in the period:

Third Period

Gustafsson saves a goal:

Ward comes up with a big save on Lee while the Hawks are shorthanded:


Lehner denies Kane:


Toews beats Lehner:

Kane dances in and converts:

Ward denies Barzal to seal it:

Hawks Win

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3 years ago

[…] The Hawks won their final two games before the break – a barnburner against the Capitals and a shootout thriller against the Islanders. The Sabres returned from the break on Wednesday when they defeated the Blue Jackets 5-4, but they […]

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