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Blackhawks defeat Red Wings in overtime

Duncan Keith's goal gives Chicago fourth straight win

by Brian Hedger / Correspondent

CHICAGO -- Duncan Keith scored on a power play 38 seconds into overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-3 win against the Detroit Red Wings at United Center on Tuesday.

Brian Campbell, Richard Panik and Tanner Kero also scored for the Blackhawks (27-12-5), who have won four in a row, all on home ice. Rookie forward Ryan Hartman had two assists and has five points (three goals) in the past two games.

Corey Crawford made 33 saves for the Blackhawks, who are 17-4-4 at home.

"We've been finding ways to win, it seems," said Keith, who also had an assist and extended his point streak to five games. "We did what we had to there as a team, and they came back and scored every time we got the lead, it seemed. Give [the Red Wings] credit, but we've been able to find ways to win. That's a big thing too."


WATCH: All Red Wings vs. Blackhawks highlights


Andreas Athanasiou, Tomas Tatar and Luke Glendening scored for Detroit (17-18-6), which has lost back-to-back games and four of its past five (1-3-1). Petr Mrazek made 39 saves.

"We played OK," Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg said. "I thought we did a lot of good things. Now we've just got to do it again. I think that's the situation we are in right now. We have to continue to get points."

Video: DET@CHI: Campbell buries power-play goal past Mrazek

Keith's goal followed a boarding minor called on Justin Abdelkader at 19:44 of the third period. It was the Blackhawks' second power-play goal of the game; they were 2-for-6.

Abdelkader, who returned from a knee injury that kept him out 16 games, boarded Chicago defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson.

"I didn't see the replay, but I was just trying to rub him out there," Abdelkader said. "It wasn't like I was trying to put him into the fourth row or anything. He went down, obviously. The ref maybe thought he was hurt and called a penalty. It's unfortunate. It never feels good to lose like that with a power play at the end."

Video: DET@CHI: Kero buries loose puck in front late in 2nd

The Blackhawks took a 2-0 lead in the first period, when they outshot Detroit 16-7.

Campbell and Panik scored 26 seconds apart, after Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson was called for hooking Artem Anisimov at 8:11 on a breakaway.

The Red Wings responded with three goals in the second, when they outshot Chicago 20-11. Detroit got goals from Athanasiou, Tatar and Glendening, whose goal with 19 seconds left tied it 3-3 after Kero put Chicago up 3-2 at 18:18.

Video: DET@CHI: Glendening buries loose puck past Crawford

Goal of the game

Keith got the puck in the high slot in overtime and sent it through traffic past with a slap shot. Mrazek never saw it.

Video: DET@CHI: Keith blasts game-winner on power play in OT

Save of the game

Crawford made two big saves against a 3-on-1 with 4:42 left in the second period to keep the game tied 2-2. He got his glove on Glendening's shot from the slot and stopped Riley Sheahan's rebound attempt with his left pad.

Video: DET@CHI: Crawford stones Red Wings on odd-man rush

Unsung performance of the game

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook had three shots on goal, two takeaways, one hit and one blocked shot in 21:29 of ice time.

Highlight of the game

Athanasiou's goal at 1:37 of the second came off two high-skill plays. Thomas Vanek sent Athanasiou the puck with a no-look pass, and Athanasiou scored with a perfectly-placed wrist shot over Crawford's left shoulder.

Video: DET@CHI: Athanasiou roofs a laser over Crawford

They said it

"If I gave away my secrets, then everybody would be using them. I don't know if those secrets work. I've only got two goals." -- Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith


"I thought in the second, we were excellent. I thought we did a great job skating and winning battles, even late there in the second when we fought our way back. So that was a positive, but we've got to be better. … We got it to the point and we shot the puck. Shooting creates chaos, something we have talked lots about, and I thought we did a good job at it tonight for the most part, especially in the second." -- Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill


Need to know

The Blackhawks are 17-6-5 in one-goal games. … Chicago is 7-0-1 against Detroit at United Center since Dec. 30, 2011. … Red Wings defenseman Mike Green took two penalties in his return from an upper-body injury that forced him to miss six games. … Panik had a goal and assist to set an NHL career high with 18 points this season (10 goals).

Video: DET@CHI: Panik crashes net, sweeps home rebound

What's next

Red Wings: At the Dallas Stars on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; NHLN-US, CSN-DC, CSN-CH, NHL.TV)

Blackhawks: At the Washington Capitals on Friday (7 p.m. ET; NHLN, CSN-DC, CSN-CH, NHL.TV)


Video: Keith scores OT winner to lift Hawks past Wings, 4-3

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