The St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks went to the skills competition on Thursday night, and it was a dandy: Six rounds, seven goals and an electric atmosphere at United Center for this division rivalry:A video or other embedded content has been hidden. Click here to view it.
Can every shootout be held in Chicago? Because that crowd was nuts.
Goals by Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa … and yet the Blackhawks still fell, 4-3, on a Kevin Shattenkirk goal.
From the Chicago Daily Herald and Chicago goalie Corey Crawford:
"I just didn't feel that great on the shootout," Hawks goalie Corey Crawford said. "It was a weird game. I think we controlled most of it. The positive thing is we were able to bounce back and get a point out of it."
Indeed. While the Blues picked up a critical two.