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Red Wings vs. Blackhawks - NHL Game Recap - October 21, 2022

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CHICAGO — — The rebuilding Chicago Blackhawks want to establish a hard-working identity, especially at home.

They took a step in that direction on Friday night.

Max Domi stole the pack He scored 2:16 from Lucas Raymond to lead Chicago to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in the Blackhawks’ home opener.

Andreas Attanasiu said: “I think we’ve had a winning streak. I think we’ve shown good resilience. ‘Just don’t give up. It just shows the group we’re in here.'”

Athanasiou, Philipp Kurashev and Connor Murphy also scored in Chicago’s first game in six days. Petr Murazek made 15 stops before departing with an unspecified injury, and Alex Sturrock made 10 saves in the third period and overtime.

The Blackhawks trailed 3-1 after two periods. They were also trailed by two in the previous game before a 5-2 win in San Jose.

“They really showed a lot of character in that room,” said first-year coach Luke Richardson.

Richardson said he felt Murazek had suffered a “small injury” at the end of the two games.

“Maybe tomorrow he won’t be on the ice,” Richardson said. “We keep him away and he sees how it settles and takes steps from there.”

Dominik Kubarik gave Detroit a goal and an assist, but Detroit lost two games in a row in overtime. Dylan Larkin and Pius Suter also scored, and Alex Nederikovic recorded his 25 saves.

“I just took my foot off the gas,” Larkin said.

It was Kuvalik’s first game against Chicago since signing a two-year, $5 million contract with Detroit in July. Kubarik spent his first three of his NHL seasons with the Blackhawks, where he tallied 62 goals and 54 assists in 202 games.

The 27-year-old forward is his second goal With his new team, they made it 3-1 with 8:42 remaining in the second when he flipped over Ori Maatta’s shot past Murazek on the goaltender’s glove side.

Athanasiu converted a 5:41 penalty shot to second for his first goal with his new team. It was the first penalty shot goal for the Blackhawks since Jonathan Toos scored against Arizona on March 11, 2019.

Chicago then tied at three with two goals in the third inning. Krashev backhanded Nederikovic on the rebound at 3:46 and Murphy scored a shorthanded goal from the showdown at 10:06.

“A lot of the mistakes ended up behind the net,” said Detroit manager Derek Lalonde.

Towes and Patrick Kane each got a big round of applause when they were introduced before what was probably their final home opener in Chicago. It may be moved by the Blackhawks.

He impressed Kane with four minutes remaining, but his shot hit the post.

Detroit jumped forward with two goals 67 seconds apart in the first. Suter scored his first of the season when Robert Hagg’s rebound went in with his left skate off, and Larkin added a power play goal with a wrist shot from a high slot at 10:33.

Larkin departed with an upper body injury with about seven minutes remaining in the first, but returned for the start of the second.

“It’s okay,” said Larkin. I am okay. “

Came back

Veteran defenseman Jake McCabe made his season debut for the Blackhawks, replacing Philip Ruth in the lineup. His McCabe, 29, is back from cervical spine surgery.


Red Wings: We’re hosting the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.

Blackhawks: Host the Seattle Kraken on Sunday.


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