Blackhawks force Game 7 with 6-3 victory over Blues

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The Blues built a 3-1 first period lead in Game 6, only to see the Blackhawks score five unanswered goals to win 6-3 on Saturday night at the United Center in Chicago. Artem Anisimov, Trevor van Riemsdyk and Dale Weise scored during Chicago's dominant second period. Andrew Shaw back from a one game suspension, and Marian Hossa scored third period goals to pad Chicago's lead. The Blues had taken a 3-1 lead in the first period with three goals scored in 4:42 by Scottie Upshall, Alex Pietrangelo and Vladimir Tarasenko, The victory makes it two straight for the Blackhawks in the series and ties this epic playoff battle at three wins each.

The deciding Game 7 is Monday night, 7:30 PM at Scottrade Center.

Here is reaction from the Blues locker room following their game 6 loss.