Kane's club carving up Western Conference

Kane's club carving up Western Conference

Having captured six in a row, the Blackhawks stand alone atop the Central Division. But will archrival St. Louis halt that momentum tonight?

The two squads meet at 8 p.m. ET, with the Blues (7-4-2) aiming to inch closer in the standings. Online sports book Bovada.lv gives Ken Hitchcock’s crew odds of -125 to accomplish precisely that. Conversely, Chicago enters Scottrade Center as a +105 underdog.

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Joel Quenneville’s troops needed overtime to conquer reeling Dallas on Sunday. Marian Hossa ultimately scored in extra period, though, pushing his season total to six. Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and Artem Anisimov also potted goals as the Blackhawks improved to 7-1-1 at home.

Things haven’t gone as smoothly elsewhere. For instance, netminder Corey Crawford holds just a 2-2-0 record away from the Windy City. Quenneville’s recent decision to reunite Kane and Toews, however, should pay huge dividends moving forward.

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As regards the Note, Jake Allen is coming off a 22-save performance vs. Colorado. He’ll likely face considerably more pucks in a short while. Bottom line: Chicago’s (9-3-1) simply playing too well to suffer a setback here, even in a hostile setting.


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