Poor performances and senseless penalties in their last few games had put the Blackhawks in a bad spot. A strong performance, partially negated by a questionable call, might have made it worse.
Center Jonathan Toews was called for a trip 37 seconds into overtime on P.K. Subban, who then scored on the ensuing power play to give the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 victory Tuesday and the two points the Hawks so desperately wanted. The result left the Hawks two points ahead of the Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames in the battle for the eighth and final playoff spot in the(Leer más)