1. Antti Niemi, Blackhawks
After a sloppy five-goal night in Game 1, the Hawks' goalie bounced back strongly, making 32 saves, including 29 over the last two periods, to record the victory.
2. Duncan Keith, Blackhawks
In a defensive contest, the defenseman manned some important ice in front of Niemi, blocking a game-high six shots and clearing trouble away often, as the Flyers pressed for a late tying goal.
3. Marian Hossa, Blackhawks
Unable to cash in many of his chances during the playoffs, the veteran forward converted the opening goal of the contest late in the second period, converting the second rebound of a Patrick Sharp shot from in close and breaking a scoreless deadlock.