Sunrise, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp scored in
the shootout, bailing out teammate Patrick Kane, as Chicago emerged with a 3-2
victory over Florida on Tuesday.
Kane had a prime chance to end the contest in overtime, but missed the net
wide of the right post with a backhander on a clean breakaway with less than
80 seconds remaining.
His teammates provided the lone scores in the game-deciding breakaway
competition, as the Blackhawks picked up their fifth win in the last six
Toews and Bryan Bickell tallied in regulation, with Corey Crawford adding 20
Tomas Fleischmann and Dmitry Kulikov scored in the third period for the
Panthers, who have dropped four of their last five.
Starter Tim Thomas left with less than three minutes to play in the third
period with an apparent lower-body injury. Jacob Markstrom took over in the
net and suffered the loss.
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