Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - Patrick Kane recorded his fourth multi-point game of the season with two assists, as the Chicago Blackhawks maintained their unblemished record and continued their dominance over the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 3-2 win at Nationwide Arena.
Jonathan Toews, Dave Bolland and Bryan Bickell scored for the Blackhawks, who have started a season 5-0-0 for the time since 1971-72. Corey Crawford made 24 saves.
Niklas Hjalmarsson finished plus-3 with an assist for Chicago, which notched its eighth consecutive victory over the Blue Jackets and seventh straight in Columbus.
Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu had the goals for the Blue Jackets, who have dropped four in a row since opening the truncated campaign with a shootout win at Nashville.
Steve Mason finished with 21 saves.