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Chicago Blackhawks Fall 3-2 in Shootout to Vancouver Canucks

December 21st, 2013 at 11:12 AM
By Andrew McIntyre

The Chicago Blackhawks led 2-0 at one point, but the Vancouver Canucks battled back to force overtime. When overtime wasn't enough to settle the winner, the teams headed to a shootout where it was Ryan Kesler beating Antti Raanta in the eighth round to seal the Canucks victory. The Blackhawks fall to 25-7-6 with the loss, while the Canucks move to 21-11-6 with the win.

Scoring Summary

1st Period:

07:49 CHI GOAL: Kris Versteeg (7) assisted by Patrick Kane and Michal Handzus

2nd Period:

04:57 CHI GOAL: Patrick Kane (21) assisted by Michal Rozsival and Johnny Oduya

08:19 VAN GOAL: Zach Kassian (9) assisted by Jason Garrison

3rd Period:

10:48 VAN GOAL: Daniel Sedin (12) assisted by Kevin Bieksa and Henrik Sedin

OT Period:

NONE

Here are some notes from the game:

  • Both teams were 0/4 on the power play. The Blackhawks had scored a power play goal in 10 straight games prior to failing to do so Friday night.
  • Patrick Kane extended his point streak to 11 games with a goal and an assist. Kane now has 20 points during that stretch and 48 points on the season.
  • Antti Raanta stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Blackhawks and stopped six of eight Canuck shooters in the shootout.
  • Eddie Lack stopped 24 of the 26 shots he faced and stopped seven of eight shots in the shootout.

NEXT GAME: Monday, December 23 vs. New Jersey Devils. 7 pm. CT


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