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Marcus Kruger tips Chicago past Ducks 3-2 in 3rd OT of Game 2, evening series

  • Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, right, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks left wing Patrick Maroon during the second period of Game 2 of the Western Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, right, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks left wing Patrick Maroon during the second period of Game 2 of the Western Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry, right, celebrates after scoring with left wing Patrick Maroon against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of Game 2 of the Western Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry, right, celebrates after scoring with left wing Patrick Maroon against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of Game 2 of the Western Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger, right, collides with the net as Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen looks on during the second period of Game 2 of the Western Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger, right, collides with the net as Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen looks on during the second period of Game 2 of the Western Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)  (The Associated Press)

Marcus Kruger deflected Brent Seabrook's shot 16:12 into the third overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks evened the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 on Tuesday night.

Andrew Shaw and Marian Hossa scored power-play goals in the opening minutes of the longest game in the Blackhawks' 89-year history.

Chicago then played nearly 110 consecutive scoreless minutes in the longest game in Honda Center history, but Kruger got in front and made a fortunate deflection past Frederik Andersen, who made a career-high 53 saves.

Shaw attempted to end it during a power play in the second overtime by knocking a rebound into the net with his head in a remarkable soccer-style play, but the goal was illegal.

Game 3 is Thursday night in Chicago.