Big Buff scored the game-winning goal at 12:24 of overtime to give the Blackhawks a 3-2 win in Game 3, taking a 3-0 lead over the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Final. Dave Bolland controlled the puck behind the Sharks net, sending a pass to a cutting, unchecked Byfuglien in the slot, who roofed it over Evgeni Nabokov for his seventh of the postseason."
"No. 3 Star: Antti Niemi, Chicago Blackhawks
Niemi (44 saves) stopped 17 of 18 shots in the third period and played a big role in the Sharks going 1-for-6 on the power play with 10 shorthanded saves."