Feb 28, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) shoots as St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk (22) defends in the second period at the Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

The Streak Continues With Another Shutout! Hawks Win 3-0


An extremely fast start led to another Hawks win as they extended their own record to 20 games to start the season without a regulation loss.  It only took 12 seconds for Jonathon Toews to collect his 8th goal of the season and let the Hawks jump on the St Louis Blues quickly Thursday night.  If you missed the opening goal it would be a very long time until you would get to see another goal scored in the contest.

Corey Crawford got the start and stopped all 6 shots he faced in the first period but was injured as time was expiring in the first period.  Ray Emery took over for Crawford and stopped all 15 shots he faced in the 2nd and third periods as the Hawks chalked up their third shut out of the season.  The injury was undisclosed about Crawford so thankfully the Hawks are getting just a high a level of play out of Emery as Crawford behind the net.  The shut out was preserved a couple of times by a very friendly road post as a couple of shot could be heard throughout the rink hitting the post.

Bryan Bickell found the puck behind the net and then found Andrew Shaw out in front for the Hawks 2nd goal of the night early in the third period. Shaw and Bickell sure seem to have a  quite a bit of chemistry brewing lately.  Three and a half minutes later Toews put the icing on the cake for the Hawks victory when he muscled in a rebound off of a  Nick Leddy shot to give the Hawks a 3-0 comfortable lead.

Two goals by Toews another shut out, the streak at 20….What more could you ask for?  The Hawks head home tomorrow for a rematch against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the United Center!

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  • JMK-Hawks13

    What a fun game to watch, I was literally rolling on my couch laughing at that first goal. Both d men, and every forward touched that puck, amazing. I saw a lot of articles ripping Q for have carcillo in the top line, but honestly it was the safe thing to do. Do you really want a injury ridden, desperate, angry blues team cheap shotting Hossa or toews? I would prefer not that. The biggest thing to our team this year is everyone is doing everything. This season had been amazing to watch, and we may never see a streak like this ever again, crazy.

  • Oakforest72

    There is nothing better than pitching a shut out when all the opposing team players, writers, bloggers all talk trash all the time and cannot ever back it up! Go Hawks!!

    • JMK-Hawks13

      I was reading a lot of hilarious trash articles yesterday, it’s great to shut everyone up. Oh and a few articles were completely removed.