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Saturday, February 23, 2013
Weekend jam: Blackhawks keep on rollin'

By ESPN Stats & Information

Blackhawks 2, Sharks 1
* Blackhawks have earned at least 1 point in 17 straight games to start season, setting NHL record (previous mark 2006-07 Ducks, 16 games)
* Blackhawks have earned at least 1 point in 23 straight games dating back to last season, tied for 3rd-longest streak in NHL history
* Blackhawks: won 5 straight at home vs Sharks
* Brandon Saad (Blackhawks): go-ahead goal in 3rd period; 1st career game-winning goal (18th NHL game)
* Ray Emery: 26 saves; 7-0 this season
" * FROM ELIAS: The Blackhawks set an NHL record for the longest point streak to begin a season – 17 games – with their win over San Jose on Friday. Since 1997–98, there have been only four other point streaks of 17 or more games by NHL teams at any juncture of a season: 20 games by Detroit in 2005–06 and San Jose in 2007–08, 18 games by Tampa Bay in 2003–04 and 17 games by Vancouver in 2010–11.

FROM ELIAS:
Longest Point Streaks To Start Season - NHL History

2012-13 Blackhawks 17 (active streak)
2006-07 Ducks<< 16
1984-85 Oilers<< 15
1943-44 Canadiens<< 14
>> Won Stanley Cup

FROM ELIAS:
Most Consecutive Games With A Point - NHL History
1979-80 Flyers 35
1977-78 Canadiens 28
'11-12/'12-13 Blackhawks 23<<
1975-76 Flyers 23
1940-41 Bruins 23
>>Active Streak

Canucks 1, Predators 0
* Canucks: has won 3 of their past 4 games in NSH
* Canucks: 4-0-2 past 6 on the road, 5 of the 6 games decided by 1G
* Predators: 1-2-1 past 4 games, 2/18 on PP
* Roberto Luongo (VAN): 2nd shutout this season, 62nd of career (t-15th all-time)

Penguins 3, Panthers 1
* Penguins: won 8 straight at home vs Panthers
* Penguins: 4-1-0 in last 5 games
* Penguins: have scored a power play goal in 10 straight games