Posted January 22, 2013 on AP on Fox

SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 25: Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks in action during their game against the San Jose Sharks during their game at HP Pavilion on November 25, 2009 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
The Chicago Blackhawks are off to a stirring start, putting them on the brink of their best in 40 years. The St. Louis Blues, though, have a chance to win their first three games for the first time in nearly two decades. A healthy and rejuvenated Marian Hossa looks to spur the Blackhawks in their home opener Tuesday night against the reigning Central Division champions. Chicago (2-0-0) is in search of its best start to a season since beginning 4-0-0 in 1972-73, while the Blues (2-0-0) haven't started with three straight wins since 1993-94. The Blackhawks began this season in impressive fashion Saturday, scoring the first four goals in a 5-2 win at Los Angeles to spoil the Stanley Cup champions' banner-raising celebration. They followed that up a day later by beating Phoenix 6-4 in a rematch of their opening-round playoff series, won by the Coyotes in six games. Hossa may have found some extra motivation in Arizona after suffering a concussion on a vicious hit by Phoenix's Raffi...
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