Hawks get to Osgood in game 3 win


The blue paint in front of each goal line has been prime real estate in the Stanley Cup playoffs. And no teams value it more than the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, a fact that was never more apparent than in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. In a 4-3 overtime victory, the Blackhawks scored on a stuff, two deflections and another shot from close range. The Red Wings impeded the vision of the goaltender on each of their goals, which were scored by defensemen on shots from the point. “It’s kind of the same old thing, especially when you get this far – every goalie stands on his head,” Blackhawks grinder Andrew Ladd told Inside Pittsburgh Sports after he beat Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood from outside the crease. “The best way to get to him is to create traffic and get pucks to the net. ThisRead More »