Marian Hossa scores twice as Blackhawks shoot down Ducks

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor

Chicago, IL, United States (4E Sports) – Marian Hossa scored two goals, and Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell added a goal each to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 at United Center.

Hossa opened the scoring with a short-handed goal at 10:34.

Versteeg made it 2-0 with 2:54 left in the period after outhustling two Ducks player for a loose puck.

Bickell made it 3-0 at 10:13 of the third.

The Ducks’ Ryan Getzlaf then scored on a wrist shot to cap an odd-man break with 6:13 left in the third.

Then Kyle Palmieri connected on a 40-foot shot 53 seconds later to make it 3-2.

Hossa scored into an empty net with 7.6 seconds left.

Hawks’ Corey Crawford made 19 saves.

Meanwhile, his Ducks counterpart Jonas Hiller made 31 saves but saw 14-game winning streak end. That run tied him for second-longest in NHL history with four other goalies.

The Hawks outshot the Ducks 35-21.

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