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Kopecky's moment worth the wait

After five games on bench, Hawks winger delivers winner in Game 1

Updated: May 30, 2010, 4:07 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Tomas Kopecky didn't plan his winning-goal celebration Saturday night any more than he planned his winning goal.

Both kind of just came to him.

When the Hawks needed it most after a wild and woolly evening at the United Center, the Hawks winger accepted a perfect pass from Kris Versteeg, waited just long enough for Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Brian Boucher to come out of the net and slid the puck past him for the decisive score at 8:25 of the final period in Game 1 of the ...

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