Blackhawks 2, Red Wings 1 (SO)
DETROIT -- Patrick Kane had the only goal of the shootout after tying the score on a power play with a little over two minutes left in regulation as the Chicago Blackhawks extended their NHL record to 22 consecutive games with a point to start a season in a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday at Joe Louis Arena.
Goaltender Corey Crawford stopped 32 shots for Chicago (19-0-3).
Tomas Tatar scored for Detroit (10-9-1) and Jimmy Howard had 32 saves.
Kane's power-play goal tied the score with 2:04 left in the third period. He put in a shot from the bottom of the right circle after Detroit defenseman Kyle Quincey fanned on a clearing attempt from in front of the net. Jonathan Ericsson was in the penalty box for delay of game after he cleared the puck over the glass from his defensive zone with 2:25 remaining in the third.
Howard stopped Kane from the right circle on a two-on-one as the five-minute overtime came to an end.
Detroit's Johan Franzen hit the post with a little less than 1:30 left in regulation.
Tatar broke the scoreless tie 2:43 into the third period with a one-timer from just off the crease to Crawford's left. Tatar's fourth goal of the season came off a pass from Joakim Andersson, who was behind the net.
Howard made a glove save on Nick Leddy's slap shot from the top inside edge of the left circle with 7:56 left.
Crawford made a save on Henrik Zetterberg's shot from the slot 9:28 into the third period.
Crawford stopped Franzen's tip attempt from just outside the crease with a little more than 8:30 left in the second period.
Howard made several outstanding stops during a 90-second span a little over six minutes into the second period, including a point-blank save on Brendan Saad when the Blackhawks had sustained pressure in the Red Wings' zone.
Chicago outshot Detroit 9-3 in the first period.
NOTES: Crawford returned after Thursday night's first-period exit with an upper-body injury. ... Blackhawks center Dave Bolland sat out his fifth game with an upper-body injury. ... Detroit forward Valtteri Filppula missed his third game with a sore shoulder. ... Chicago right winger Marian Hossa played his 1,000th game. ... Red Wings defenseman Ian White was a healthy scratch for the third consecutive game. ... Detroit center Darren Helm, who has been limited to one game this season because of a sore back, saw a back specialist recently who found that Helm has a small tear in a disk. It is not known when Helm will return.
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