Marcus Kruger and Jonathan Toews scored 66 seconds apart in the second period Sunday night, and the Chicago Blackhawks remained the NHL's lone undefeated team in regulation by beating the Nashville Predators, 3-0.
Patrick Kane also scored in the third as the Blackhawks wrapped up their season-high six-game road trip with their fourth straight win and improved to 10-0-2 overall and 8-0-2 away from Chicago.
Goalie Corey Crawford got Chicago's first shutout of the season and the sixth of his career making 17 saves.
Nashville lost a 2-1 overtime game at Minnesota on Saturday night. Back home to start a four-game homestand, the Predators had their 17th consecutive sold-out crowd. But the Predators reverted back to their early offensive woes, struggling to shoot the puck at the net.
They missed their best chance at scoring when Nick Spaling's backhander sent the puck sliding across the crease before hitting off the far post at 10:02 of the first period. Nashville managed only three sh...