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Hutchinson stopped another prime chance by Sharp moments later. The Blackhawks shot wide on some of their best chances in the third period. Hutchinson stopped Patrick Kane’s quick shot from the left circle with 2:40 left. 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. … Before the game, Blackhawks RW Marian Hossa was honored by the team and the NHL for becoming the 80th player to record 1,000 points. source: http://www.startribune.com/sports/wild/281254621.html

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope between Marina City and the Leo Burnett Building on Nov. 2, 2014. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Keith Kinkaid made seven saves. – – – Oilers 3, Sabres 2 Boyd Gordon scored with 4:15 remaining to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a win over the Buffalo Sabres. Gordon finished off a terrific play by Teddy Purcell, who skated to his right around Sabres defenseman Nikita Zadorov before finding a wide-open Gordon to his left. Mark Arcobello and Iiro Pakarinen also scored for the Oilers (5-8-1), who snapped a four-game losing streak. Drew Stafford and Matt Moulson scored for the Sabres (3-10-2) while goaltender Michal Neuvirth made 49 saves. – – – Hurricanes 3, Blue Jackets 2 (overtime) Elias Lindholm scored with 37.8 seconds left in overtime as the Carolina Hurricanes sent Columbus to a seventh straight loss. Scott Hartnell scored twice for Columbus (4-8-1), who took a 2-1 lead in the second period before Carolina’s Victor Rask netted the game-tying goal midway through the third. The win lifted the Hurricanes to 4-6-2. – – – Coyotes 3, Ducks 2 (Shootout) Opportunism triumphed over aggressiveness as the Arizona Coyotes beat the Anaheim Ducks in a shootout. The Ducks outshot Arizona 39-25 but allowed two goals in less than a minute during the second period and then lost the shootout as Coyotes left winger Mikkel Boedker netted the winning shootout goal. source: http://news.yahoo.com/nhl-highlights-fridays-nhl-games-050138673–nhl.html

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After taking Hossas cross-ice pass, Saad fired a low one-timer that struck the inside of Holtbys left pad and slid into the net. Ovechkin was penalized for an illegal hit to the head of Chicago defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson with 16 seconds left in the first, and Keith scored on the power play 56 seconds into the second to make it 2-0. He swooped into the right circle and fired in a rebound through traffic. The Capitals then connected three times late in the period to take the lead. The last two goals came 42 seconds apart in the final minute. Burakovsky cut it to 2-1 with 4:57 left to complete a 2-on-1 with Troy Brouwer. After faking a pass, he closed in and fired a perfect shot over Crawfords left shoulder and just under the crossbar. TheBlackhawkswere skating around in their zone following a failed clearing attempt, and Johansson tied it at 2 with 47 seconds remaining in the period on a low shot from right circle that ticked in off the stick of Chicago defeneman Brent Seabrook. Wards goalmouth deflection of Matt Niskanens shot from the point with 5 seconds left in the frame put Washington ahead. TheBlackhawksdidnt regroup and didnt sustain consistent pressure until late in the third. Holtby made an sharp save on Kris Versteegs shot from the left circle with about 90 seconds left. NOTES: Washington C Brooks Laich returned after missing seven games with an injured shoulder. source: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2014/11/07/caps-rally-to-beat-sliding-blackhawks/

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Versteeg scored his second of the night into an open side off of Bryan Bickell’s pass. Price made a spectacular save late in the first when he got his stick down to thwart Jeremy Morin on the doorstep, and then pushed a puck hovering in the crease over the net with his glove. NOTES: The Blackhawks hadn’t won in Montreal since Dec. 3, 2001. … The Canadiens have allowed the first goal in 11 of 13 games and haven’t held the lead after the first period this season. … Chicago D Niklas Hjalmarsson played in his 400th NHL game. … Michael Bournival played his first game of the season for Montreal. source: http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20141104/SPORTS2004/141109746/-1/sports12

2 center of the future toiling away with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League in Teuvo Teravainen. Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press At some point, Teravainen will join the Blackhawks. It could be later this year, it might be at the start of the 2015-16 season, or perhaps in 2016-17. General manager Stan Bowman wants Teravainen to be ready for the job when they bring him up. He does not want to rush his prized prospect. The idea was that Richards could give them a competent option alongside wingers Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad, thus reducing the pressure on the organizationto call up Teravainen. Richards has not gotten off to a dazzling start with the Blackhawks. He has scored two goals and four assists in his first 13 games in a Blackhawks uniform, and he has a minus-1 rating. He also has a plus-23.67 Corsi On rating (ninth on the team), according to the Behind The Net . Richards had not scored until the Blackhawks’ 11th game when they went to Toronto on Nov. 1, and he added his second goal in the 5-0 victory over Montreal on Nov. source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2258392-how-much-longer-can-the-chicago-blackhawks-afford-to-rely-on-brad-richards

 

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