GLENDALE, Ariz. The obvious storyline for Thursdays Blackhawks-Coyotes game at Jobing.com Arena was the Raffi Torres-Marian Hossa reunion. It was the first time the two had been on the same ice since Torres laid Hossa out with a shot to the head in last seasons playoffs, earning a 25-game suspension that was later reduced to 21 games.
Chicago gave Torres the obligatory payback when Jamal Mayers fought the Coyotes winger on his first shift. But the greater revenge on the Blackhawks minds was getting a win. In this case, revenge was best served goaled.
Chicago erupted for four goals in the first period two on 5-on-3 power plays and the Blackhawks didnt stop pushing until they had posted an emphatic 6-2 win over the previously streaking Coyotes.
Five players scored for Chicago, which remains the lone NHL team not to have lost in regulation or overtime (9-0-2) despite playing nine of its first 11 games away from the United Center. The 2006-07 Anaheim Ducks (12 wins, four overtime ...