Home Other Sport NHL NHL Playoffs - Blackhawks vs Lightning Game 5 Result & Highlights

NHL Playoffs – Blackhawks vs Lightning Game 5 Result & Highlights


The Chicago Blackhawks won their two previous Stanley Cups in game 6. They are one win away from doing it again, taking game 5 with a 2-1 victory thanks to Antoine Vermette scoring off the rebound in the third period, putting the Tampa Bay Lightning on the brink of elimination.

Scoring his fourth goal of the playoffs, Vermette scoring off the rebound after Kris Versteeg made (almost) the most of another Lightning turnover in the wrong place at the right time wasn’t the first time the veteran came through for Chicago in this postseason. This time it might have been more important than before.

Image: Source
Image: Source

Patrick Sharp opened the scoring for the Blackhawks early in the game, making the most of Ben Bishop making a terrible decision to venture away from his goal and collide with a teammate, leaving Sharp to score an easy goal.

The Lightning made things even in the second period through Valtteri Filppula, but the credit on that goal has to go to Jason Garrison with the best assist we’ve seen in this series and possibly the entire postseason.

In 2010 against the Flyers and 2013 against the Bruins, the Blackhawks entered game 5 tied at 2-2. On both occasions, they finished the series in six games.

Patrick Sharp (1-0 Blackhawks), 6:11 First Period

Valtteri Filppula (1-1), 10:53 Second Period

Antoine Vermette (2-1 Blackhawks), 2:00 Third Period


Follow Us

5,000FansLike
10,000FollowersFollow
2,000FollowersFollow

Recent Posts

Mahomes Disappointed in Andy Reid

9 Best Memes of Patrick Mahomes Getting Injured

Now that the Mahomes injury has turned out to be far less severe than initially thought, it's a bit more OK for memes and jokes about the whole Kansas City Chiefs situation to surface.

Trending Posts

Gardner Minshew Hero

6 Best Memes of Gardner Minshew Leading the Jacksonville Jaguars to...

By helping bring back the Jacksonville Jaguars from 14 points behind, Gardner Minshew added to his status as a living, breathing NFL meme god.