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RECAP: Blackhawks Top Jets, 4-1

Full coverage from Chicago's 4-1 win over Winnipeg

by Monterey Pepper / Blackhawks.com

Patrick Kane picked up four points (1G, 3A) to propel the Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over the Jets on Thursday night in Winnipeg. Chicago is now 7-1-0 in 2nd games of back-to-backs.

PLAYER OF THE GAME: Patrick Kane tallied a goal and three assists in his 12th four-point game in the NHL putting him only 20 points away from his 1000th career point. 

STAT OF THE GAME: Patrick Kane played in his 939th game for the Blackhawks surpassing Doug Wilson to claim 7th place in franchise history. 

UP NEXT: The Blackhawks head to Colorado to take on the Avalanche on Saturday night at 8:00 p.m.

 

GAME RECAP

The Blackhawks opened up the scoring 59 seconds into the first period when Patrick Kane grabbed the puck after Dylan Strome chipped it out of the defensive zone. Kane dishes a cross ice pass to Alex Nylander who put it home to give Chicago a 1-0 lead.

Video: CHI@WPG: Nylander puts home the feed from Kane

The second goal of the night came when Mark Scheifele turned the puck over to Patrick Kane who got it to Dominik Kubalik. Kubalik went from his backhand to forehand and got the puck through the legs of Connor Hellebuyck to give Chicago a 2-0 lead 37 seconds into the third period.

Tucker Poolman put Winnipeg on the board at 5:09 of the third period. After reciving a pass in the high slot, Poolman fired a rocket going top shelf on Robin Lehner to cut the Blackhawks lead in half, 2-1. 

The Jets got whistled for too many men and the Blackhawks padded their lead 10:58 into the final frame when Patrick Kane set Erik Gustafsson up for a one timer on the power play to put the Blackhawks up 3-1.

Patrick Kane recieved a feeder pass from Alex Nylander at the blue line, walked it in and fired off a wrister from the circle to secure Chicago's 4-1 victory at 16:39 of the third period. 

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