PHILADELPHIA — The Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 in overtime in Game 6 for their first championship since 1961.
Patrick Kane scored the winning goal 4:10 into overtime Wednesday night, and the Blackhawks became the first team to win on the road this series.
The Blackhawks completed their revival from the bottom of the NHL to holding the silver trophy on the strength of rising stars Kane and Jonathan Toews.
Annti Niemi was solid in goal to help the Blackhawks wrap up their most successful season since Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita led the way 49 years ago.
It ends the longest active championship drought in the NHL.
The Flyers are still looking for their first Stanley Cup title since 1975.