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RECAP: Blackhawks Fall to Hurricanes, 4-0

Full coverage from Chicago's 4-0 loss against the Hurricanes

by Monterey Pepper /

The Blackhawks were unable to produce and fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 4-0 Saturday afternoon at the PNC Arena in Raleigh.

UP NEXT: Blackhawks host the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday at the United Center.


Carolina opened up the scoring with a power-play goal at 4:17 of the first period. Duncan Keith got whistled for high-sticking and Andrei Svechnikov stickhandled the puck to the circle and fired a wrister that beat Corey Crawford putting the Hurricanes up 1-0.

The Hurricanes doubled their lead at 19:14 of the second period when Nino Niederreiter received a pass from Jaccob Salvin at the circle and fired a shot that bounced off of Crawford and into the net to give Carolina a 2-0 lead. 

Carolina struck again on the power play at 3:19 of the third period when Jordan Staal recieved a pass in the slot by Sebastian Aho from behind of the net and lifted the puck past Crawford to extend their lead to 3-0.

Andrei Svechnikov netted one for Carolina at 18:49 of the third period. After taking a shot near the crease, the rebound bounced off of Duncan Keith and past Crawford securing the Hurricanes 4-0 victory. 

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