Patrick Kane’s consecutive goals proved to be the difference-makers as Chicago broke a 3-3 tie and downed San Jose 5-3 last night in the game of the night. Each team scored three times in a wild first period but the defenses restored order after that and Kane was the only player to score in the final 40 minutes of the game.
Johnathan Toews and Brent Seabrook each had a pair of assists in the win for Chicago while Michal Handzus had a goal and an assist in the loss.
Let’s take a look at the rest of a busy ten-game Thursday on the ice.
New Jersey knocked off the Rangers 3-1 behind Martin Brodeur and his 24-save effort. Brodeur bounced back after allowing five goals in each of his last two starts. David Clarkson scored twice and Patrick Elias chipped in three assists.
The Penguins beat the Islanders 4-2 so neither New York team posted a win last night. The Penguins jumped out to a 3-0 lead before the Islanders scored twice in a 35-second span of the third period to make it a close gam...