Chicago 4, NY Rangers 2

Thursday, February 16, 2012 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 30-21-4-3 19-6-1-3 11-15-3-0 W1
NY Rangers 37-14-1-4 18-7-0-2 19-7-1-2 L1


BLACKHAWKS 4, RANGERS 2: Captain Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa each had a goal and an assist as Chicago snapped a nine-game losing skid by scoring four goals in the first 10 minutes of the contest.

Defenseman Marc Staal and rookie Carl Hagelin scored later for the Rangers, but it was too little too late.

Toews was awarded a penalty shot just 1:05 into the game when Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi covered a loose puck with his glove in the crease. The captain went between the pads of Martin Biron for his 28th goal of the season on the ensuing penalty shot.

Just over a minute later, defenseman Nick Leddy let a rocket go from the point that beat a screened Biron to double the advantage.

Patrick Sharp padded the lead four minutes into the first when he beat Biron to make it 3-0 on his 23rd goal of the season.

Hossa capped a four-goal barrage when he fired between the pads of Biron on a breakaway for his 22nd goal.

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook played over 28 minutes and had two assists.

Corey Crawford made 22 saves to earn his 19th win of the season.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Chicago’s last victory came against the Florida Panthers on Jan. 20. ... The Rangers played their fourth game in six days. ... New York played without forward Ruslan Fedotenko (head). ... Chicago played without defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (concussion). ... Toews snapped a five-game pointless streak. ... The Blackhawks collected their first road win since Dec. 14 at Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   NY Rangers
Marian Hossa 2 Points Carl Hagelin 1
Marian Hossa 1 Goals Carl Hagelin 1
Brent Seabrook 2 Assists Ryan Callahan 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Corey Crawford .917 Save Percentage Martin Biron .818
Corey Crawford 22 Saves Martin Biron 18

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Chicago 22 4 0-3 7-7 16 23
NY Rangers 24 2 0-7 3-3 8 26

Upcoming Games

  • NY Rangers will play its next game at home against Columbus. The Rangers have a W/L % of .676 after a win and .632 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play its next game on the road against Columbus. The Blackhawks have a W/L % of .586 after a win and .448 after a loss.
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