• Kruger’s goal helps Blackhawks edge Oilers 5-4
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    Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger scores a goal past Edmonton goalie Devan Dubnyk during the third period of Sunday’s game in Chicago. The Chicago Blackhawks won 5-4.

    CHICAGO — Marcus Kruger scored the tiebreaking goal with 8:16 left in the third period, Duncan Keith added a power-play goal 1:55 later and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.

    Kruger took a pass from Ben Smith off the boards, turned and wrapped the puck past Devan Dubnyk to put Chicago ahead 4-3.

    Keith added his first of the season on a screened shot from the point. It turned out to be the game-winner because Jordan Eberle scored short-handed for the Oilers on a deflection of Nick Schultz’s point shot with 1:28 remaining.

    Ducks 3, Canucks 1

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Rookie goalie Frederik Andersen won his sixth straight game to start his NHL career, making 35 saves in place of ailing Jonas Hiller, and the league-leading Anaheim Ducks extended their winning streak to five with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night.

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