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Hutchinson, Jets beat Blackhawks 1-0 – Connecticut Post

Derby quarterback Michael Kreiger carries the ball during the Thanksgiving Day football game against Shelton Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 at Shelton High School.

The shutout was Winnipegs second in a row, the first time theyve done that since 2006. The Jets have taken 9 out of 10 possible points in their last five games. No. 2 Star: Filip Forsberg , Nashville Predators After falling behind 1-0 in the first period, Nashville scored three unanswered goals en route to a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks . Forsberg netted a pair, including a power play marker, and assisted on Colin Wilson ‘s third period tally to take over the rookie scoring lead with 11 points. Pekka Rinne made 26 saves for his seventh win of the season. No. 3 Star: Shane Doan, Arizona Coyotes A pair of goals from the Coyotes captain, along with rookie Tobias Rieders first NHL tally, helped Arizona edged the Washington Capitals 6-5. Mikkel Boedker and Antoine Vermette each chipped in a pair of points as the Coyotes snapped a three-game losing streak. Honorable Mention: Zemgus Girgenson and Tyler Ennis goals in the shootout were the deciding factor as the Buffalo Sabres got by the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 for their first home win of the season. Michal Neuvirth made 36 saves as the Sabres rebounded nicely from 5-0 drubbing at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday night Pavel Datsyuk recorded a goal and an assist and has points in all six games since he returned from a separated shoulder: Victor Rask scored his first NHL goal and Cam Ward made 30 stops as the Carolina Hurricanes knocked off the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 for their second win in a row. Elias Lindholms third of the season in the second period ended up as the winner Nicklas Backstrom recorded three helpers in the loss, passing Dale Hunter (475) for fourth place on the Capitals all-time career assists list A pair of second period goals from Hampus Lindholm and Cam Fowler 1:44 apart helped the Anaheim Ducks get by the Colorado Avalanche 3-2. Corey Perry tallied his NHL-leading 11th of the season and Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf pitched in a pair of helpers. source: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/nhl-three-stars–hutchinson-blanks-blackhawks–forsberg-powers-preds-051649393.html

That changed against the Canadiens (8-4-1), who are winless in three games and 1-3-1 in their last five. Montreal absorbed a second straight lopsided defeat at home, following a 6-2 loss to Calgary on Sunday. Jonathan Toews, netted his 200th NHL goal, and Brad Richards and Patrick Kane also scored for Chicago (7-5-1), which came off a 1-0 home loss to Winnipeg on Sunday despite holding a 33-27 edge in shots. In the Blackhawks previous game, they outshot Toronto 47-27 and lost 3-2. Chicago beat goalie Carey Price with five of its 32 shots. Its a good feeling in here right now, Keith said. We know weve been struggling to score goals lately, and I thought we did a good job of playing all five guys together on the ice and working as a team. We had guys going to the net and we kept it simple – throw it at the net. The win might have come at a cost for Chicago as forward Patrick Sharp was helped off the ice six minutes into the third period after a solid, but legal hit into the boards by Alexei Emelin. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Sharp sustained a lower-body injury and would be evaluated in the next couple of days. He called it a tough break and said Sharp will be out for a bit, but didnt elaborate. We have some guys with skill who want more ice time, Quenneville said. source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/nov/4/blackhawks-crawford-blanks-canadiens-5-0/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

Blackhawks’ Crawford blanks Canadiens 5-0 – Washington Times

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Frolik, a former Blackhawks player, skated across the crease, closed in from the left side and lifted the puck past Crawford’s glove as the goalie sprawled while trying to stop the shot. Chicago’s Patrick Sharp broke in alone with 3:40 left in the first and faked Hutchinson to the ice, but his shot clanked off the right post. Toews fired a drive from the left circle off the left post midway through the second during a Chicago power play. Hutchinson stopped another prime chance by Sharp moments later. The Blackhawks shot wide on some of their best chances in the third period. NOTES: Hutchinson was pulled early in the second period of his only previous start this season, a 4-1 loss at Los Angeles on Oct. 12, after he allowed three goals on 13 shots. He also replaced Pavelec in the third period of a 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Oct. 24. This was Hutchinson’s sixth career NHL game. … source: http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Hutchinson-Jets-beat-Blackhawks-1-0-5865638.php


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