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Blackhawks vs. Ducks 2015 results: Chicago outlasts Anaheim in 3 OT, 3-2

Marcus Kruger scored 16:12 into in the third overtime period, giving the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference Final on Tuesday night at Honda Center in Anaheim. The best-of-seven series is tied at 1-1.

After Sunday's 4-1 loss in Game 1, the Blackhawks struck early in Game 2, with first period power play goals by Andrew Shaw and Marian Hossa for a quick 2-0 lead. Anaheim chipped away with goals from Andrew Cogliano in the first period, then Corey Perry in the second.

Chicago nearly won in double overtime on a goal by Shaw, but it was disallowed for using his head to advance the puck.

Corey Crawford saved 60 of 62 shots in the win while Frederik Andersen saved 53 of 56 shots for the Ducks.

This was the first loss in seven home games this postseason for the Ducks, who fell to 9-2 so far in the playoffs. It turned the momentum in the Blackhawks' favor as the teams shift to Chicago for Game 3. The Blackhawks are 5-0 at home this postseason.

The Blackhawks killed all five Ducks power plays, while converting two of their five opportunities.

This was the fourth overtime game this postseason for the Ducks, and third for the Blackhawks.

The game is the longest of the 2015 NHL playoffs and is now the longest in Blackhawks history, surpassing a three-overtime win over Montreal on April 9, 1931.

Not everyone was able to stay awake for the whole game, and the late night game even made for one tired announcer.

And to think, that was only at the beginning of the third overtime.

Game 3 is Thursday night at United Center in Chicago, and will be televised by NBCSN.