Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane both scored
in the shootout to send the Chicago Blackhawks to a seventh straight victory
with a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.
Toews, Chicago’s first shooter, raced up the slot, dragged the puck to his
backhand and slid the puck past the pad of Keith Kinkaid for the first marker
and after Jaromir Jagr was stopped, Kane stickhandled his way up the slot and
wristed the deciding tally past the New Jersey netminder.
Duncan Keith tied the game with 3:13 remaining in the third period, and Bryan
Bickell also lit the lamp for Chicago, which received 22 saves from Scott
Jordin Tootoo and Stephen Gionta both scored for the Devils, who were coming
off a 2-1 win over Carolina on Monday.
Kinkaid was tremendous in his first NHL start, turning aside 37 shots in
regulation and the overtime session.