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The Chicago Blackhawks suffered their first loss in regulation since opening night the last time they took the ice, but returning home could help them get back to their winning ways.
A matchup with the struggling Columbus Blue Jackets also doesn't hurt their chances.
Chicago looks to extend its best home start in three seasons Saturday night when it faces a Blue Jackets team that hasn't won a road game in more than seven months.
Trying to build on a 5-0-2 surge since a 2-1 loss at Dallas on Oct. 7, Chicago fell 3-0 at Carolina on Friday to begin a stretch of five games in eight days.
It was the first time the Blackhawks (5-2-2) were shut out this season.
"We got dominated in all areas of the game. We weren't very good tonight," coach Joel Quenneville said. "They were a more determined team, and it was clear from the outset. ... I didn't like how we played."
Chicago, though, has scored 17 times while posting a 3-0-2 record on home ice. It'...
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Chicago Blackhawks forward Dan Carcillo was suspended for two games by the NHL on Saturday due to an illegal check on Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen the previous night in Carolina.
Carcillo was penalized for a hit from behind at 1:47 of the first period which sent Pitkanen into the end boards. Carcillo was not whistled for a penalty on the play.
He missed the Blackhaws'...
John Scott dressed for Carcillo on Saturday night.
(AP) _ Chicago Blackhawks forward Dan Carcillo was suspended for two games by the NHL on Saturday due to an illegal check on Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen the previous night in Carolina.
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The Chicago Blackhawks will try extend their point streak with a win tonight, as they battle the struggling Carolina Hurricanes at RBC Center.
Here's a scene that would strike fear in just about any goalie: Jonathan Toews flying down the ice on a breakaway. Cam Ward stopped him -- and everything else for the Carolina Hurricanes. Ward made 30 saves in his first shutout of the season, and Carolina snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-0, on Friday night.
Playing without the suspended Daniel Carcillo, the Blackhawks closed the second period tied with the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-2 on Saturday night at United Center.