Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/27/13
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CHICAGO -- Defenseman Nick Leddy scored his first goal of the season and it couldn't have come at a better time, netting the winning shot at 2:45 of overtime as the Chicago Blackhawks set a new team record with their sixth win in a row, defeating the Detroit Red Wings 2-1. Leddy took a crossing pass, wound up and set sail with a slap shot that just barely touched the left glove of Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard before caroming into the net for the deciding score, as 21,607 fans stuck around at the United Center to wait for the final outcome and cheer their home team on to victory. Chicago is now 6-0-0, the best start in team history, breaking the former mark of 5-0-0 set in 1971-72. Detroit, meanwhile, falls to 2-3. In the third period, Detroit tried to cinch the game-winner in the closing seconds, but a strong Chicago defense forced the game into overtime. At the end of regulation, Detroit had outshot Chicago 29 to 25. After Chicago took an early lead in the first period, ...
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