Depth pays off for Hawks

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CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks would love to get big contributions from Jonathan Toews (tayvz) and Patrick Kane in the Stanley Cup finals against the Boston Bruins.

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But depth pays off.

The Blackhawks are now three wins from their second championship in four years after taking a 4-3 triple-overtime thriller from the Bruins in Game 1. It didn't matter that their biggest stars were largely quiet. They got enough contributions from their secondary players to escape with a win.

Center Michal Handzus says it's ``been the depth that drives this team.''

Game 2 is Saturday night in Chicago.

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