Blackhawks beat Jets 3-1, Kane extends point streak
CHICAGO (AP) Teuvo Teravainen scored from a sharp angle 21 seconds into the third period to snap a tie, and Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Sunday to end a three-game losing streak.
Chicago right wing Patrick Kane assisted on Artemi Panarin's empty-net goal with 1:46 left to extend his point streak to 22 games, breaking Bobby Hull's team record. Kane has a goal or assist in 25 of the Blackhawks' 27 games this season.
Teravainen broke a 10-game goal drought and connected for the first time in a month when he fooled Michael Hutchinson with a quick shot from the right circle. The puck struck Hutchinson, then slipped in just inside the right post on the short side.
Winnipeg's Chris Thorburn had a goal that was awarded after a delayed video review.
Chicago's Corey Crawford made 30 saves. Hutchinson blocked 29 shots but lost for the first time in regulation to the Blackhawks (4-1-1).
Kane, who entered as the NHL's leading scorer, has 13 goals and 23 assists during his run. The crowd of 21,749 roared when his assist was announced.
The 76-year-old Hull watched from the United Center and before the game wished Kane luck in attempting to surpass his mark - as well as Wayne Gretzky's NHL record of 51 straight games with a point.
''I just hope that he breaks the record and then goes on and chases Gretzky,'' Hull said before the game. ''It's only 30, it's not a big deal. He can get 30 more.''
Kane broke the point-streak record for a U.S. player when he got to 19 games with a goal in Chicago's 3-2 overtime loss at Los Angeles on Nov. 28.
The Jets played their second game in two days, after beating Washington 3-2 in overtime on Saturday at home on a goal that was upheld after video review.
Blackhawks defenseman Trevor Daley had to be helped off the ice midway through the second period following a collision with Thorburn and did not return. After Daley made a clearing pass from the Chicago zone, he leaned forward and appeared to be struck in the head by Thorburn's knee.
An apparent goal by Chicago's Marcus Kruger with 7:10 left in the first was disallowed after a video review determined he kicked a loose rebound into the net.
However, Hossa scored with 2:04 remaining in the period to put Chicago ahead 1-0.
Brent Seabrook shot a bouncing puck from the left point that skipped in slowly on Hutchinson, who couldn't hang onto it. Hossa outmuscled Bryan Little in the crease and swept in the rebound for his fifth goal.
A video review worked in the Jets' favor again when Thorburn scored to tie it 1-all at 5:34 of the second.
After Toby Enstrom centered from the left side of the net, Thorburn roofed in a shot just under the crossbar from the front of the crease. The goal was first waved off on the ice, but counted after a review that took place 59 seconds later.
NOTES: The Blackhawks recalled veteran LW Bryan Bickell from Rockford of the AHL. Bickell was sent down Nov. 2 after clearing waivers, then had seven goals and seven assists in 12 games with the IceHogs. . To make room on their roster, the Blackhawks placed F Viktor Tikhonov on waivers Saturday. . Chicago D Trevor van Reimsdyk had to be helped off the ice at 4:39 of the first period after blocking a shot, but returned. He missed most of last season after shattering his left kneecap against Dallas on Nov. 16, 2014. . Winnipeg No. 1 goalie Ondrej Pavelec missed his seventh game with strained knee.