Duncan Keith/Blackhawks Defenseman
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* The Bruins are 3-0 in Game 3s this postseason. The Blackhawks are 0-3.
* Home teams have won the last nine Game 3s in the Stanley Cup Final. The last road team to win a Game 3 in the Final was the 2002 Red Wings over the Hurricanes (3-2 in 3OT).
* The Blackhawks are 3-4 on the road this postseason, where they are averaging 2.00 goals per game and 2.29 goals-against per game. Chicago has a League-high 10 wins on home ice during the playoffs, averaging 3.17 goals per game and 1.83 goals-against per game.
* The Bruins are 7-2 at TD Garden this postseason, scoring 2.89 goals per game while yielding 1.89 goals-against per game. Boston has an NHL-best six road victories in the playoffs, where they are averaging 3.22 goals per game and 2.00 goals-against per game.
* The Bruins won all three home games they played during the 2011 Stanley Cup Final, outscoring the Canucks, 17-3.
* Game 1, which ended 12 minutes and eight seconds into the third overtime, turned out to be the fifth-longest game in Stanley Cup Final history. Game 1 was also the eighth multiple-OT game in Stanley Cup Final history and the first of these games won by the home team.
* The Boston Bruins, who led both 2-0 and 3-1 in Game 1, became just the third team to blow a multi-goal lead in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final and lose. Each of the previous two teams (1956 Red Wings and 2006 Oilers) ended up losing the series.
* Teams winning Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final have gone on to win the championship in 56 of 73 seasons (76.7%) since the League introduced the best-of-seven format in 1939. The Blackhawks improved to 4-0 in Game 1s during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, while the Bruins fell to 3-1.
* The Blackhawks have won eight of their last nine games, including their last six on home ice. Chicago has won an NHL-high 10 games at home this postseason and has outscored opponents, 37-20, at United Center.
* While Dave Bolland and Brandon Saad each scored their first goals this postseason in Game 1, Johnny Oduya scored for the first time in 12 games.
* Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask made 59 saves, the most in a Stanley Cup Final game since Colorado’s Patrick Roy recorded 63 saves in a 1-0 win over Florida in the series-clinching Game 4 in 1996.
* Boston forward Milan Lucic tallied a pair of goals for his first multi-goal game of the 2012-13 season (regular season and playoffs). It marked his third career multi-goal game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and first since May 6, 2011, when his two goals helped the Bruins defeat Philadelphia 5-1 to complete a four-game sweep of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series.
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