Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

'Hawks master Canadiens

CHICAGO — Patrick Kane scored a spectacular tiebreaking goal in the second period and the Blackhawks beat Montreal 3-2 on Sunday night, handing the league-leading Canadiens just their second regulation loss of the season.

Marian Hossa added his team-leading ninth goal and rookie Gustav Forsling scored his first in the NHL as Chicago improved to 9-0-2 in its past 11 and ended Montreal's four-game winning streak.

Shea Weber and Andrei Markov scored for the Canadiens in a matchup of conference leaders.

Kane put Chicago ahead 3-2 with 3:37 left in the second period to cap a terrific individual effort. He skated down the slot, fooled Montreal defenseman Jeff Petry with a move and chipped a shot past goalie Al Montoya while falling to the ice with forward Max Pacioretty checking him closely from behind.

"That had the wow factor all over it," Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said.

Hossa, 37, has goals in four straight games and eight of nine. His 508th career goal Sunday moved him past Canadiens icon Jean Beliveau into 40th place on the NHL's all-time list.

Chicago hasn't lost in regulation since Oct. 21 at Columbus.

Forsling opened the scoring with 7:54 remaining in the first on a screened shot from the left point. With several players in front, the drive sailed past Montoya's glove.

The Canadiens went ahead with goals 1:41 apart and on consecutive shots early in the second.

Game highlights: Matt Dumba scored late in overtime and Darcy Kuemper stopped 35 shots, helping the Wild beat the host Senators 2-1. … Troy Stecher tied it with 1:40 left in the third period and Markus Granlund scored in overtime, helping the host Canucks rally to beat the Stars 5-4. The Canucks were coming off a 1-5 road trip and have two wins in their past 12 games. … Patrick Laine, the second overall pick in this year's draft, and Mark Scheifele scored in a shootout to give the host Jets a 3-2 victory over the Kings. … Tuukka Rask stopped 21 shots as the Bruins shut out the host Avalanche 2-0. Rask, who made 31 saves in a 2-1 win over the Coyotes the night before, improved to 7-0-0 on the road this season.

'Hawks master Canadiens 11/13/16 [Last modified: Sunday, November 13, 2016 10:39pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Is Bucs kicker Nick Folk a significant upgrade over Roberto Aguayo?

    Bucs

    Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter made it clear.

    Bucs kicker Nick Folk is entering his 11th NFL season. He spent three seasons with the Cowboys and seven with the Jets. [LOREN ELLIOTT  |  Times]
  2. Tim Tebow Week: 12 stories from his Tampa Bay tour

    Minors

    Alas, Tim Tebow Week — eight baseball games in eight nights that reunited Tebow with his Tampa Bay friends and admirers — is over. The fun ended Thursday night.

    St. Lucie Mets outfielder Tim Tebow meets fans and signs autographs before the beginning of the Mets at Threshers game at Spectrum Field on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 in Clearwater. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times

  3. Bucs journal: Kicker Nick Folk has up and downs against Jaguars

    Bucs

    JACKSONVILLE — If the Bucs had hoped for a drama-free night in their kicking game, they'll have to wait another week.

    Bucs kicker Nick Folk celebrates one of his two made field goals against the Jaguars, but he also misses a field goal and has an extra point blocked.
  4. Bucs top Jaguars behind strong first half

    Bucs

    JACKSONVILLE

    There is a reason why the air in Tampa Bay is filled with playoff talk. If Thursday night's 12-8 Bucs preseason win over the Jaguars is any indication, it's also going to be filled with footballs thrown by quarterback Jameis Winston.

    Doug Martin gets the Bucs’ only touchdown  on a 2-yard run, squeaking past linebacker Telvin Smith in the first quarter. He has five carries for 30 yards.
  5. Rays journal: Archer has strong outing, with two mistakes

    The Heater

    TORONTO — Two pitches RHP Chris Archer didn't execute are the ones that stood out Thursday as Josh Donaldson hit them out of the park. But the two solo home runs aside, Archer turned in a sterling outing that went atop the pile of good pitching the Rays keep wasting.

    Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer (22) works during the first inning. [Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP]