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Patrick Kane scored two goals, including the tiebreaking goal after a fight midway through the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams.
Brandon Saad, Andrew Shaw and Marcus Kruger also scored for the Blackhawks, who overcame a 2-0 deficit to remain the only team in the NHL yet to lose a game in regulation this season. Corey Crawford made 30 saves.
Joe Pavelski, Tommy Wingels and Michal Handzus scored for the Sharks, who have lost three straight games following a franchise-record seven-game winning streak to open the season. Antti Niemi made 26 saves.
The biggest difference for the Sharks during this recent slide has been the power play. San Jose failed to convert on all three chances against Chicago and has one power-play goal in its last 21 opportunities after scoring 12 power-play goals in the first five games.
The most painful came early in the third period with a chance to tie the gam...
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Despite a miserable early performance, the Blackhawks were able to dig out of a couple two-goal deficits in a wild first period. And this time, it was the team’s youngest players leading the way. Corey Crawford got off to a … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Defeat Sharks, Stay On Top Of The NHL appeared first on Committed Indians.
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...
The hit was delivered to Jamal Mayers and the penalties were as follows...
08:48 San Jose Andrew Desjardins: 5 minutes, fighting
08:48 Chicago Duncan Keith: 2 minutes, instigator - face shield
08:48 San Jose Andrew Desjardins: 10 minutes, match penalty
08:48 Chicago Duncan Keith: 2 minutes, instigator
08:48 Chicago Duncan Keith: 5 minutes, fighting
08:48 Chicago Duncan Keith...
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The ability to overcome early deficits is a key reason the Chicago Blackhawks remain the NHL's only team without a regulation loss.
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Both the Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks come into Tuesday night’s game struggling offensively. The Sharks have scored only six total goals in their last four games, leading to a 2-1-1 record (both wins coming in a shootout). Similarly, … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks-Sharks In Focus: Special Teams Will Play A Major Role appeared first on Committed Indians.
Patrick Kane had another big night and the Chicago Blackhawks won again.
The fact that they exacted a bit of revenge on Raffi Torres and routed the Phoenix team that ousted them from last season's playoffs only made it sweeter.
Kane had two goals and an assist, and the Blackhawks remained the only NHL team without a loss in regulation this season by beating the Coyotes 6-2...
Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks remained the only NHL team without a loss in regulation this season by routing the Phoenix Coyotes 6-2 Thursday night.
Viktor Stalberg, Jonathan Toews and Bryan Bickell each had a goal and an assist as the Blackhawks improved to 9-0-2. Dave Bolland also scored for Chicago.
Martin Hanzal and Raffi Torres scored...
From the "things you knew that were bound to happen" dept. comes this image of ubiquitous Texas A&M Heisman Trophy winning starting quarterback Johnny Manziel with ubiquitous New England Patriots tight end Ron Gronkowski. Is there really anything else than needs to be said about this pic? The only thing missing is Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane. If Kaner...