Stan Mikita flashes a smile during a pregame party the Blackhawks front office hosted for the team's sponsors. Victory over the Blues gave the Blackhawks their first 3-0 start since the 1972-73 season, when Mikita was in his 15th year with the Blackhawks.
Head coach Joel Quenneville has a word with assistant coach Mike Kitchen before heading out to the bench.
Marian Hossa enters the rink.
Fans cheer and sing through Jim Cornelison's performance of the Star-Spangled Banner.
Attendance for the home game reached 21,455, just shy of last season's league-leading average of 21,533.
The team lines up on the ice before the start of the game. Click here to view the video that played in the United Center right before the puck drop.
The Blackhawks will play back-to-back games at home on four occasions during the regular season.
A shot from Blues player Andy McDonald slips by Corey Crawford in the third period. The Blackhawks held on for a 3-2 win.
Kane leads the Blackhawks in points (2G, 5A) through the first four games.
A "Shoot the Puck" contestant celebrates after narrowly making her shot.
Dave Bolland scrambles for the puck as Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko takes a tumble.
Kane leaps onto Patrick Sharp to celebrate a first-period goal.