Team Red led from nearly start to finish, capturing a 5-1 win over Team White during the annual Training Camp Festival on Sunday at the United Center, with goals from five different Blackhawks.
Team Red took the early lead as
Olli Maatta circled behind the net and found Brandon Saad in front for a one-timer past Robin Lehner. Anton Wedin doubled the Team Red lead just before the first intermission with a quick wrister that beat Lehner five-hole.
A pair of penalties in the second period led to a penalty shot goal for each team. First up, Alex Nylander put a hard deke to the left before cutting back to the right to beat Matt Tomkins in goal.
Then, it was Kris Versteeg - back in a Blackhawks uniform after signing an AHL contract this summer - getting Team White on the board with a bit of patience to wait out
After a scoreless third, the game moved to a 3-on-3 overtime frame, where Team Red continued to dominate. Olli Maata added to his opening assist, driving to the net and beating Colin Delia glove side for a 4-1 lead.
Tyler Sikura made it 5-1 with a sweet little backhand just moments later.
TRAINING CAMP FESTIVAL ROSTERS Note: Kirby Dach (concussion protocol) and Calvin de Haan (groin strain/shoulder surgery recovery) did not dress for Training Camp Festival
5 - Connor Murphy 2 - Duncan Keith 6 - Olli Maatta 11 - Brendan Perlini 7 - Brent Seabrook 15 - Zack Smith 8 - Dominik Kubalik 22 - Ryan Carpenter 12 - Alex DeBrincat 32 - Kris Versteeg 17 - Dylan Strome 36 - Matthew Highmore 19 - Jonathan Toews 37 - Graham Knott 20 - Brandon Saad 38 - Brandon Hagel 27 - Adam Boqvist 40 - Robin Lehner 28 - Aleksi Saarela 41 - Joni Tuulola 33 - Alexis Gravel 43 - Chad Krys 34 - Kevin Lankinen 44 - Calvin de Haan 39 - Dennis Gilbert 45 - Dylan McLaughlin 50 - Corey Crawford 46 - Lucas Carlsson 57 - Anton Wedin 47 - John Quenneville 59 - Mikael Hakkarainen 48 - Philip Holm 63 - Carl Dahlstrom 52 - Reese Johnson 64 - David Kampf 56 - Erik Gustafsson 67 - Jacob Nilsson 58 - Mackenzie Entwistle 70 - Tyler Sikura 60 - Colin Delia 71 - Philipp Kurashev 65 - Andrew Shaw 74 - Nicolas Beaudin 68 - Slater Koekkoek 76 - Tim Soderlund 75 - Jake Ryczek 78 - Nathan Noel 77 - Kirby Dach 84 - Alexandre Fortin 88 - Patrick Kane 85 - Jack Ramsey 90 - Matt Tompkins 92 - Alex Nylander 91 - Drake Caggiula 95 - Dylan Sikura Team Red Team White