Avon’s Ben Smith Scores OT Winner for Blackhawks

Ben Smith (Avon, Westminster School) scored the game-winning goal in overtime to help the Chicago Blackhawks stave off elimination on Sunday and force a game 7 in their opening round playoff series against the Vancouver Canucks.

Smith, who played just six regular season games for Chicago, has 3 goals in six games in the 2011 NHL playoffs so far.