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RECAP: Blackhawks Beat Senators in Overtime, 3-2

Full coverage from Chicago's 3-2 overtime victory against Ottawa

by Monterey Pepper @MontereyPepper / Blackhawks.com

Dominik Kubalik netted two goals and Jonathan Toews potted the overtime game-winner to propel the Blackhawks to a 3-2 victory over the Senators Tuesday night.

PLAYER OF THE GAME: Dominik Kubalik had two goals tonight to extend his goal streak to five games and put him atop the NHL Rookie leaderboard in goals with 18 total.

STAT OF THE NIGHT: Defenseman Duncan Keith skated in his 1,115th game in a Blackhawks sweater passing teammate Brent Seabrook for second place in games played in franchise history. 

UP NEXT: The Blackhawks continue their three-game roadtrip and head to Montreal for a 6:30 p.m. tilt Wednesday night.


GAME RECAP

The Ottawa Senators opened up the scoring 3:32 into the first period. Dylan Demelo got the puck off the faceoff and fired a wrister towards the net. The puck bounced through traffic and Connor Brown tapped it in to put the home team up 1-0. 

Chris Tierney quickly doubled the Senators lead to 2-0 at 7:21 of the first period. The centerman picked up the puck in the neutral zone and sent a pass over to Thomas Chabot who let a shot off. Tierney crashed the net and got a piece of the rebound to extend Ottawa's lead.

The Blackhawks got on the board at 17:19 of the second period after Jonathan Toews sent a pass from behind the net out into the slot to Patrick Kane. Kane fired a shot that ricocheted off of Kubalik and into the back of the net to make it 2-1. Kane's efforts extended his point streak to seven games and puts him within four points of 1,000.

Video: CHI@OTT: Kubalik deflects home Kane's shot

Chicago evened the score at 3:41 of the third period after Jonathan Toews saw an open Kubalik and passed the puck up into the neutral zone. Kubalik picked up the pass, walked in and went five-hole to knot it 2-2.

Video: CHI@OTT: Kubalik scores in 3rd period

The Blackhawks claim victory 42 seconds into overtime. Jonathan Toews skated through the neutral zone and held onto the puck going behind the net and back out into the slot to rip the puck past the glove of Marcus Hogberg making it a 3-2 final.

Video: CHI@OTT: Toews rifles wrist shot for OT winner

 

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