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Weekend jam: Blackhawks keep on rollin'

Blackhawks 2, Sharks 1

* Blackhawks have earned at least 1 point in 17 straight games to start season, setting NHL record (previous mark 2006-07 Ducks, 16 games)

* Blackhawks have earned at least 1 point in 23 straight games dating back to last season, tied for 3rd-longest streak in NHL history

* Blackhawks: won 5 straight at home vs Sharks

* Brandon Saad (Blackhawks): go-ahead goal in 3rd period; 1st career game-winning goal (18th NHL game)

* Ray Emery: 26 saves; 7-0 this season

•* FROM ELIAS: The Blackhawks set an NHL record for the longest point streak to begin a season – 17 games – with their win over San Jose on Friday. Since 1997–98, there have been only four other point streaks of 17 or more games by NHL teams at any juncture of a season: 20 games by Detroit in 2005–06 and San Jose in 2007–08, 18 games by Tampa Bay in 2003–04 and 17 games by Vancouver in 2010–11.

FROM ELIAS:

Longest Point Streaks To Start Season - NHL History

2012-13 Blackhawks 17 (active streak)

2006-07 Ducks<< 16

1984-85 Oilers<< 15

1943-44 Canadiens<< 14

>> Won Stanley Cup

FROM ELIAS:

Most Consecutive Games With A Point - NHL History

1979-80 Flyers 35

1977-78 Canadiens 28

'11-12/'12-13 Blackhawks 23<<

1975-76 Flyers 23

1940-41 Bruins 23

>>Active Streak

Canucks 1, Predators 0

* Canucks: has won 3 of their past 4 games in NSH

* Canucks: 4-0-2 past 6 on the road, 5 of the 6 games decided by 1G

* Predators: 1-2-1 past 4 games, 2/18 on PP

* Roberto Luongo (VAN): 2nd shutout this season, 62nd of career (t-15th all-time)

Penguins 3, Panthers 1

* Penguins: won 8 straight at home vs Panthers

* Penguins: 4-1-0 in last 5 games

* Penguins: have scored a power play goal in 10 straight games