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CHICAGO — The New York Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 7-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday at the United Center.

Artemi Panari goal and two assists Vincent Trochek, Kaapo Kakko and: Philip Chytil each had a goal and an assist, and Adam Fox had three assists for New York (18-10-5). Igor Shesterkin made 29 saves.

“We play, we find ways to win hockey games,” Rangers coach Gerard Gallant said. “We just play as a group and it’s four lines and six [defensemen] on goals. Everyone is playing good, solid hockey. You roll a little and everything works out fine. In the first part of the season we didn’t have much success, now we are getting a lot more.”

Video. [email protected] Panarin hits a Fox pass

Arvid Soderblom Made 19 saves for the Blackhawks (7-19-4), who have lost seven straight (being outscored 31-7) since beating the Rangers 5-2 on Dec. 3.

Patrick Kane and: Jonathan Toews became the 11th set of teammates and second active to play in 1,000 NHL regular season games together.

“I don’t know, it’s hard to say,” Toews said. “There are times when we play good hockey and then we make one mistake and it ends up in the back of our net. And right now, those moments seem to sting more than they usually do, and it seems like we do. a weight on our shoulders where when things go wrong, they really go wrong and it keeps snowballing in the wrong direction for us and we struggle mentally to recover as a team.

“It’s hard to point when there’s a lot of breakdowns, a lot of oddball rushes, especially early on, and they capitalize on those opportunities, and then it’s hard to recover from it, and you look up, the scoreboard and it’s 3-0, 4-1 , 5-1, whatever in your own building. Not a good feeling, but give this group credit! Even though we’ve had a rough road, I think it’s still there. commitment to each other and figuring that out to get that good feeling in this room again.”

Video: [email protected] Chitil hits a shot in front of the net

Chytil gave New York a 1-0 lead at 13:04 of the first period with a 5-hole down low off a quick pass. Alexis Lafreniere.

Panarin made it 2-0 at 16:55 with a one-timer from the high-speed slot.

Kakko made it 3-0 at 19:03. Lafreniere skated down the left wing before cutting back to Chytil, who fed Kako in the right circle for a one-timer.

Kakko has scored eight goals in 33 games this season, after scoring seven goals in 43 games last season.

Philip Kurashev cut it to 3-1 at 1:33 of the second period when his center pass deflected off the stick of a Rangers defender. Jacob Truba.

Truba, however, restored New York’s three-goal lead at 10:28 with a slap shot from the top of the right circle after a skate to a drop pass. Mika Zibanejad.

“I think going back to our last game in Philly (a 6-3 win on Saturday) where we kind of went back and forth, gave up some goals, kind of stuck with it and just kept playing our game,” Truba. said: “I don’t think we let the momentum get to us, good or bad. Same thing tonight. It was good”:

Video. [email protected] Trumpa slaps the pass

Trocheck made it 5-1 at 19:44 when he redirected Fox’s shot through the legs on the power play.

Vitaly Kravtsov Earlier made it 6-1 at 8:56 of the third period. Johnny Brodzinski 13:37 for a 7-1 final.

“It was definitely ugly,” Blackhawks coach Luke Richardson said. “I don’t know how to sum it up. I thought again we had a really good first period, started the first period and then somehow they find a way to score. I think at the end. In the first period we gave up a couple of odd man rushes, a couple of bad decisions and that led to it.

“We played so hard and we just can’t find the back of the net. When that happens, we can’t seem to recover and get back to the way we were playing. It goes 2-0, 3-0. this has happened several times. I think we need to find a way to fight more and fight back instead of looking exhausted, feeling exhausted, whether it’s mentally or physically. We just have to find a way out of it.”

NOTES: Panarin’s three-point game was his 65th in the NHL. Since his debut in 2015-16 alone Connor McDavid (93) and: Leon Draisaitl More than the Edmonton Oilers (69). … Blackhawks quarterback Jared Tinordi left at 2:25 of the second period after being hit in the face with a knockdown. Richardson said Tinordi, who was cut earlier on the chin by a skate blade against the Winnipeg Jets on Dec. 9, was being evaluated.



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