Defenseman Duncan Keith had two assists in his preseason debut, and six Chicago Blackhawks scored in a 6-1 victory against the Detroit Red Wings at United Center on Tuesday.
Keith withdrew from Team Canada for the World Cup of Hockey 2016 on Aug. 24 because of a right-knee injury.
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Ryan Hartman and Vinnie Hinostroza scored in the first period to give the Blackhawks a 2-0 lead, and Richard Panik made it 3-0 with a power-play goal at 3:42 of the second. After Detroit forward Louis-Marc Aubry's goal at 14:05 made it 3-1, Nick Schmaltz scored with 1:23 left in the period for a 4-1 Chicago lead.
Alexandre Fortin and Artem Anisimov each had a third-period goal.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard allowed all six goals. Blackhawks starting goalie Corey Crawford made saves on all eight shots he faced in 30:27, and Scott Darling allowed one goal on 10 shots in 28:56.
Video: DET@CHI: Fortin slides one past Howard, extends lead