Alexander Nylander scored the game-winning goal for the Chicago Blackhawks in a 3-1 win against Eisbaren Berlin in the 2019 NHL Global Series Challenge at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin.
The forward scored at 10:12 of the third period after Chicago defenseman Erik Gustafsson whiffed on an attempt.
Jonathan Toews and David Kampf scored for the Blackhawks. Toews took a no-look pass from Patrick Kane from behind the net for a 1-0 lead 19:07 into the first period. Eisbaren forward Sean Backman was alone in front of the net and beat Blackhawks goalie Robin Lehner and tie the game 1-1 14:38 into the second. Kampf scored into an empty net at 18:40.
The Blackhawks open the regular season against the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2019 NHL Global Series at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic on Friday (2 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN360, NBCSP, NBCSCH).