Montreal native Crawford blanks Canadiens

Montreal, QC ( – Corey Crawford stopped all 28 shots he
faced in front of his home crowd, and Kris Versteeg added a pair of goals, as
Chicago dominated Montreal by a 5-0 count at Bell Centre.

Jonathan Toews produced a goal and one assist for the Blackhawks, who shook
off a shutout loss at home to Winnipeg on Sunday and put an end to a two-game

Patrick Kane and Brad Richards also scored, while Bryan Bickell and David
Rundblad produced two assists each as Chicago blanked the Habs in Montreal for
the first time since 1999.

Carey Price was on the hook for all five markers on 32 shots for the
Canadiens, who have lost a season-high three straight games.