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Bruins and Blackhawks play thrilling Cup rematch

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There were no hanging heads in the United Center’s visiting dressing room after the Bruins’ 3-2 shootout loss to the Blackhawks.

For 65 entertaining minutes, the Bruins gave the defending champs a heck of a fight. At the conclusion of real hockey, the only difference between the winner and loser was a skills contest. When it comes to skill, the Blackhawks have no rivals.

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, one of the best 1-2 punches in the business, beat Tuukka Rask in the shootout. Both went blocker side with accuracy usually delivered by Raytheon. At the other end, Brad Marchand was the only Bruin to solve Corey Crawford.

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