Series turns into unexpected delight

Stunning Canucks with three straight wins, Hawks will ride momentum into Game 7

Updated: April 25, 2011, 9:51 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- It seemed like only a matter of time before the Vancouver Canucks closed out the series on Sunday night, as they skated around and through the Chicago Blackhawks zone in overtime as though on a perpetual power play. But, of course, control has been a relative thing in this series and a virtual mirage for the Canucks, whose hold on the Blackhawks has been as slippery as the ice beneath them.

And so it was, once again, as a season and Stanley Cup defense hung fitfully in ...

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