During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for May 29th, featuring Brent Seabrook.
Today in Hockey History
Brent Seabrook Helps Blackhawks Complete Rally
2013: The Chicago Blackhawks defeneman scored 3:35 into overtime as they won Game 7, 2-1. Seabrook’s goal helps Chicago rally from three games to one down over the Detroit Red Wings. It’s the first time the franchise rallied from that deficit and the 25th time in league history. Chicago wins the Western Conference Semifinal, four games to three.
Seabrook is the fourth defender to score a Game 7 OT-winner in post-season history. He beats Jimmy Howard to end the series and Corey Crawford makes 26 saves in net for Chicago.