Blackhawks Open NHL Season With Victory


Published on October 2 2013 6:18 am
Last Updated on October 2 2013 6:18 am
Written by Millie Lange

Blackhawks Down Caps On Opening Night

(Chicago, IL) -- Johnny Oduya broke a 4-all tie with under seven minutes left in the third to send the Blackhawks to a 6-4 win over the Capitals at United Center in Chicago. Oduya talks about his go-ahead goal.

Brandon Saad had a goal and two assists while Brent Seabrook, Patrick Kane and Brandon Bollig also scored for the 'Hawks. Corey Crawford made 28 saves for Chicago, which raised its Stanley Cup championship banner prior to the game. Mikhail Grabovski had a hat trick and assist in his debut for Washington. Alex Ovechkin also lit the lamp and added a helper for the Caps while Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots in defeat.


Blues Open Regular Season Thursday

(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues will open the NHL season at home Thursday night against the Predators. The game was moved to 7:30 accommodate fans watching or attending the Cardinals baseball game. The Blues will play their first five games at home against Nashville, Florida, Chicago, the Rangers and San Jose.


Tuesday, October 1 Scoreboard


Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Montreal Canadiens 3

Chicago Blackhawks 6, Washington Capitals 4

Winnipeg Jets 5, Edmonton Oilers 4

Wednesday, October 2 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:30 p.m. - Toronto Maple Leafs at Philadelphia Flyers

7:00 p.m. - Buffalo Sabres at Detroit Red Wings

8:30 p.m. - Anaheim Ducks at Colorado Avalanche