2013 Stanley Cup Finals facts for kids
The 2013 Stanley Cup Final was the championship series of the National Hockey League (NHL) 2012–13 season. The Western Conference playoff champion Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Eastern Conference playoff champion Boston Bruins in six games. This was the fifth championship for the Blackhawks.
Due to the 2012–13 NHL lockout the 2013 Cup Finals began on June 12. The last game was June 24. This tied the 1995, also impacted by a lockout, for the latest in June that the Stanley Cup was awarded.
Years in boldface under the "Finals appearance" column signify the player won the Stanley Cup in the given year.
|#||Nat||Player||Position||Hand||Age||Acquired||Place of birth||Finals appearance|
|37||Patrice Bergeron – A||C||R||27||2003||L'Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec||second (2011)|
|55||Johnny Boychuk||D||R||29||2008||Edmonton, Alberta||second (2011)|
|33||Zdeno Chara – C||D||L||36||2006||Trenčín, Czechoslovakia||second (2011)|
|16||Kaspars Daugavins||LW||L||25||2013||Riga, Latvia||first|
|21||Andrew Ference||D||L||34||2007||Edmonton, Alberta||third (2004, 2011)|
|68||Jaromir Jagr||RW||L||41||2013||Kladno, Czechoslovakia||third (1991, 1992)|
|23||Chris Kelly||C||L||32||2011||Toronto, Ontario||third (2007, 2011)|
|35||Anton Khudobin||G||L||27||2011||Ust-Kamenogorsk, Soviet Union||first|
|46||David Krejci – A||C||R||27||2004||Šternberk, Czechoslovakia||second (2011)|
|47||Torey Krug||D||L||22||2012||Livonia, Michigan||first|
|17||Milan Lucic||LW||L||25||2006||Vancouver, British Columbia||second (2011)|
|63||Brad Marchand||LW||L||25||2006||Halifax, Nova Scotia||second (2011)|
|54||Adam McQuaid||D||R||26||2007||Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island||second (2011)|
|20||Daniel Paille||LW||L||29||2009||Welland, Ontario||second (2011)|
|49||Rich Peverley||C||R||30||2011||Guelph, Ontario||second (2011)|
|40||Tuukka Rask||G||L||26||2006||Savonlinna, Finland||second (2011)|
|19||Tyler Seguin||C||R||21||2010||Brampton, Ontario||second (2011)|
|44||Dennis Seidenberg||D||L||31||2010||Villingen-Schwenningen, West Germany||second (2011)|
|34||Carl Soderberg||C||L||27||2013||Malmö, Sweden||first|
|22||Shawn Thornton||RW||R||35||2007||Oshawa, Ontario||third (2007, 2011)|
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Andrew Shaw scored two points, including the game-winning goal in triple-overtime of Game 1.
Tuukka Rask recorded a 28-save shutout in Game 3.
Brent Seabrook scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 4.
Patrick Kane scored twice, including the game-winning goal, in Game 5.
Dave Bolland scored the Stanley Cup-clinching goal in the final minute of Game 6.
Zdeno Chára captained the Bruins to their second Stanley Cup Finals appearance in three years.
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