Blackhawks finish 8-game skid, beat Blues 1-0



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15 Nov 2018, 12:54 IST
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CHICAGO (AP) — Jeremy Colliton bought his first win as an NHL coach when Corey Crawford made 28 saves to assist the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 1-Zero on Wednesday night time, stopping an eight-game shedding streak.

Chicago’s slide started with a 7-Three loss at St. Louis on Oct. 27, and Colliton took over after Joel Quenneville was fired on Nov. 6. The Blackhawks then dropped his first three video games behind the bench earlier than shutting down the Blues within the opener of a three-game homestand.

It was Crawford’s first shutout in additional than a yr and No. 24 for his profession. He missed most of final yr and the beginning of this season due to a concussion.

Chicago bought the sport’s solely aim when it caught a break after St. Louis star Vladimir Tarasenko was penalized for hooking within the second interval. Jonathan Toews arrange Brent Seabrook for an open look that was stopped by Jake Allen, however Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester kicked it into the online at 4:05.

Allen completed with 18 saves for St. Louis, which has dropped two in a row.


WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Ben Chiarot scored the tiebreaking aim with 7:09 left within the third interval to steer Winnipeg.

Mark Scheifele had a power-play rating for Winnipeg, and Kyle Connor added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Connor Hellebuyck made 27 saves for the Jets, who’ve received three straight of their four-game homestand.

Jakub Vrana scored for Washington, and Copley stopped 21 pictures.

The Capitals had been coming off a 5-2 win over Minnesota on Tuesday within the opener of a four-game highway journey.

Copley was in internet for that win and needed to rapidly prepare for this sport as a result of starter Braden Holtby was a late-day scratch with an undisclosed upper-body harm. College of Manitoba ladies’s goalie coach Gavin McHale, 31, was tapped to be Washington’s emergency backup.


DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon scored the tiebreaking aim with 10:58 remaining, Semyon Varlamov made 20 saves and Colorado rallied previous Boston.

MacKinnon despatched a wrist shot by Jaroslav Halak after receiving a go from Mikko Rantanen because the Avalanche rallied from a two-goal, second-period deficit. Colorado scored 4 targets within the third, with Tyson Jost and Alexander Kerfoot additionally scoring after Matt Calvert tied it earlier within the interval.

Rantanen and Gabriel Landeskog had targets as properly.

Jake DeBrusk scored twice for the Bruins within the opener of a four-game journey. Halak completed with 19 saves.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cody Eakin scored twice, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 pictures for his third shutout of the season, and Vegas matched its season-high scoring complete.

Alex Tuch and Nick Holden every had a aim and an help, Tomas Hyka additionally scored and Max Pacioretty added two assists for the Golden Knights. Fleury bought his 412th profession victory and 51st profession shutout, shifting right into a tie with 4 others for 24th all-time.

John Gibson began for Anaheim and made gave up three targets on 12 pictures earlier than being pulled at 7:19 of the second interval. Ryan Miller got here on and stopped 11 of the 13 pictures he confronted.

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