Morning jam: Hawks' other streak up to 29

March, 6, 2013
3/06/13
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Blackhawks 5, Wild 3
* Blackhawks: 23 straight games with point to start season
* Blackhawks: won 10 straight (franchise record)
* Bryan Bickell (CHI): 2 goals (5); 1st career multi-goal game
* Devin Setoguchi (MIN): Goal (5); 5-game point streak
* FROM ELIAS: Brandon Saad scored one goal and set up two more in the Blackhawks’ four-goal first period against Minnesota on Tuesday night. Saad was the first Chicago rookie to record three points in the first period of a game since November 30, 2007, when Jonathan Toews tallied one goal and two assists in the opening 20 minutes of a game against Phoenix.

Most Consecutive Games with a Point, NHL History
1979-80 Flyers 35
2011-13 Blackhawks 29
1977-78 Canadiens 28

Longest Win Streaks In Shortened Seasons Among 4 Major Sports
MLB '95 Red Sox 12
NBA '11-12 Spurs & '98-99 Jazz 11
NHL '12-13 Blackhawks 10
NFL '87 Saints 9

Longest Winning Streaks In Shortened NHL Seasons (1994-95 and 2012-13)
2012-13 Blackhawks 10
1994-95 Flyers 9
1994-95 Flyers 8

Islanders 6, Canadiens 3
* Canadiens: 1st NHL team to score 20,000 all-time goals (3rd goal was 20,000)
* 6 different players scored for Islanders; 6 goals tied for most they've ever scored vs Canadiens
* Islanders won 3 straight vs Canadiens
* Canadiens: 1st regulation loss since February 9th

Kings 6, Blues 4
* LA: trailed 4-1 in 2nd period
* LA: won 7 of last 8 games
* LA: won 6 straight home games
* Jake Muzzin LA: 2 goals, 1 assist; had 2 career goals in 28 games

Capitals 4, Bruins 3 (F/OT)
* Bruins: led 3-0 at end of 1st period
* Capitals: 4-1-0 last 5 games
* Eric Fehr (WSH): season-high 3 points (Game-winning Goal, 2 Assists)
* Tuukka Rask (BOS): 4 GA in each of last 2 starts
* FROM ELIAS: Before Tuesday’s loss, Boston was 89–1–0 since the start of the 2008–2009 season in games in which it led by at least three goals, and not one of those games even reached overtime.
* FROM ELIAS: Eric Fehr scored the first overtime goal of his NHL career to complete the Capitals’ comeback from a 3–0 deficit and earn them a 4–3 win over the Bruins. It was the eighth time in the last five seasons that Washington won a game in which it trailed by three or more goals. The only other team with more than four such wins over that span is the Thrashers/Jets with six.

Panthers 4, Jets 1
* Brian Campbell (FLA): Assist; 3 goals, 5 assists in past 5 games
* Jacob Markstrom (FLA): stopped 20 of 21 shots; 1st win this season
* Panthers: 3-0-2 in past 5 home games vs Jets
* Jets: outshot Panthers 21-20
* FROM ELIAS: Panthers rookie Jonathan Huberdeau scored his second penalty-shot goal of the season in Florida’s 4 –1 win over the Jets. Huberdeau, who scored on a penalty shot on February 21 at Philadelphia, is the second rookie in NHL history to score two penalty-shot goals in one season. The first was David Vyborny, who did that for the Blue Jackets in 2000–2001, their inaugural season in the NHL.

Rangers 4, Flyers 2
* Rick Nash (NYR): 2 goals (6,7); has 5 goals and 6 assists during 7-game point streak (1st multi-goal game of the season)
* Ryan Callahan (NYR): 2 goals (6,7); 1st multi-goal game of the season
* Rangers: have won 6 straight home meetings
* Jakub Voracek (PHI): goal (10), assist in 24th game; scored 10th goal in his 56th game last season (17 points (7G, 10A) in past 9 games)
* FROM ELIAS: Rick Nash scored a pair of third-period goals to lead the Rangers to a 4–2 win over the Flyers on Tuesday night. Nash has scored seven goals this season and they have all come in the third period. He is the first player in Rangers history whose first seven goals of a season were all third-period tallies.

Red Wings 2, Avalanche 1
* Johan Franzen (DET): 1st goal in last 7 games
* Jimmy Howard (DET): 36 saves, 1 goal allowed (stopped 69 of 71 shots in last 2 games combined)
* Red Wings: 3-0-1 in last 4 home games (outscored opponents 15-5)
* Avalanche: 1-2-3 in last 6 games (2-for-19 on PP)

Hurricanes 4, Sabres 3
* Hurricanes: complete 3-game sweep of season series vs Sabres
* Hurricanes: on 4-game win streak overall
* Alexander Semin (CAR): Goal (6), 2 assists
* Cody Hodgson (BUF): 2 goals (10)

Blue Jackets 4, Oilers 3 (SO)
* Vinny Prospal (CBJ): goal, assist (3-game goal streak, 4-game point streak)
* Sergei Bobrovsky (CBJ): stopped all 21 shots after replacing Steve Mason (allowed 3 goals on 8 shots)
* Blue Jackets: earned point in season-high 4 straight games

Lightning 5, Devils 2
* Lightning: snapped 5-game losing streak
* Nate Thompson (TB): 1st multi-goal game of career
* Devils: 0-5-1 in last 6 games
* Johan Hedberg (NJ): allowed at least 3 goals in 6 of 10 games started this season (0-5-1 in those games)

Sharks 3, Canucks 2 (SO)
* Sharks: 3-0-1 in last 4 games
* Brad Stuart (SJ): 2 assists (entered game with only 1 assist on season)
* Canucks : 1-3-1 in last 5 games (0-13 on power play)
* Henrik Sedin (VAN): goal (4) (point in 5 straight games)

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