3 takeaways from Blackhawks 5-3 loss to Capitals

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3 takeaways from Blackhawks 5-3 loss to Capitals
3 takeaways from Blackhawks 5-3 loss to Capitals

Tom Wilson scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lift the Capitals to a 5-3 win against the Blackhawks and spoil Kirby Dach's NHL debut Sunday. 1. Kirby Dach looked... fine Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton did not ease Kirby Dach into his NHL debut. The 18-year-old Dach was put alongside Patrick Kane and Dylan Strome on the team's starting line against the Capitals' top line of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie. Dach won the opening faceoff and away he went with his first NHL game. Dach lost his next four faceoffs and Strome won 5-of-7. Dach had one shot attempt (a miss), drew a high sticking penalty, took four hits and blocked a shot in 13:40 minutes across 17 shifts.

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