The Blackhawks exploded offensively in the third period. Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Andrew Shaw scored in the first eight minutes of the period. Toews scored his third game-winning goal of the series. Duncan Keith scored his first goal of the series late in the third to put the Blackhawks up 5-1. Keith also had three assists and Corey Crawford made 35 saves for Chicago.
Chicago won four in a row after losing the first two games in St. Louis. The Blackhawks will move on to play the winner of the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche series. The Avalanche lead 3-2 and will play Game 6 in Minnesota Monday night.
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