Panarin scores early in OT, Blackhawks beat Blues 2-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) Artemi Panarin scored 25 seconds into overtime and Corey Crawford made 27 saves, leading the Chicago Blackhawks over the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight win.
Crawford won his sixth consecutive game and got his third shutout this season while improving to 15-5-5 against the Blues. Chicago has earned a point in nine straight games.
Panarin scored on a wrist shot from the slot for his sixth goal of the season.
St. Louis' Alex Pietrangelo tied it with 2:11 left in the third on a drive from the point that squeezed past Crawford, who got a piece of the shot.
Early in the second period, Marian Hossa pounced on the rebound of a shot by Gustav Forsling and shot it in for a 1-0 lead. It was his seventh goal of the season and sixth in the last seven games.