Morning jam: Blackhawks' streak a dandy

Blackhawks 3, Oilers 2 (F/OT)

* Blackhawks: improve to 16-0-3; 19th consecutive game with a point to start season, longest such streak in NHL history

* Blackhawks: 25th straight game with a point (dating to last season), 3rd-longest streak in NHL history

* Blackhawks: have won 6 straight games, all at home (8-0-1 at home this season)

* Marian Hossa (CHI): GW Goal (9) in OT; 10th career OT goal (2nd this season)


Longest Point Streaks To Start Season in NHL History

2012-13 Blackhawks 19 (active streak)

2006-07 Ducks<< 16

1984-85 Oilers<< 15

1943-44 Canadiens<< 14

>>Won Stanley Cup


Most Consecutive Games With A Point in NHL History

1979-80 Flyers 35

1977-78 Canadiens 28

'11-12/'12-13 Blackhawks 25 (active streak)

1975-76 Flyers 23

1940-41 Bruins 23

FROM ELIAS: Marian Hossa scored the 10th regular-season overtime goal of his career to give the Blackhawks a 3–2 win over the Oilers and extend Chicago’s NHL-record season-opening point streak to 19 games. Hossa has scored his OT goals for four different teams, including three each for Ottawa, Atlanta, and Chicago. (He scored one with Detroit.) The only other player to score at least three overtime goals for each of three NHL teams is Jaromir Jagr (Pittsburgh, Washington, and the Rangers).

Kings 5, Ducks 2

* Kings: won 4 straight games (outscoring opponents 15-5 during 4-game win streak)

* Anze Kopitar (LAK): 3 assists (1st multi-assist game this season; had two 3+ assist games last season); leads team in points scored (15)

* Kings: 5 goals (most goals by Kings in a game this season)

* Ducks: snap 6-game win streak and 4-game road win streak

Viktor Fasth gave up 4 goals Monday and suffered the first loss of his career. His streak of 8 straight wins in decisions to start his career in goal falls 1 win shy of the NHL record held set by Ray Emery.


Most Consecutive Wins in Decisions To Start NHL Career


2003-05 Ray Emery 9 Senators

2012-13 Viktor Fasth 8<< Ducks

1982-83 Bob Froese 8 Flyers

>>Ended Monday at Kings

Predators 5, Stars 4 (OT)

* Predators: scored last 3 goals of game

* Predators: 8-0-5 when scoring 1st this season

* Stars: all 4 goals scored in 2nd period

* Stars: 3 or more goals in 10 straight games

FROM ELIAS: Shea Weber, in the 500th regular-season game of his NHL career, recorded an assist and a game-high seven shots on goal to help Nashville beat Dallas, 5–4, in overtime. Weber, who made his NHL debut in January 2006, has scored 102 goals in his eight seasons in the league. That’s the highest goal total by an NHL defenseman over the last eight seasons. Only one other active defenseman scored 100 or more goals in his first 500 NHL games: Sergei Gonchar (112).

Senators 2, Canadiens 1 (SO) (OTT wins shootout, 2-1)

* Peter Regin (OTT): scores deciding goal in 5th round of shootout (1st career shootout attempt)

* Ben Bishop (OTT): 44 saves (career-high); has wins in last 4 appearances (3 in shootouts)

* Senators: 5th straight win overall; improve to 9-1-2 at home this season

* Canadiens: 1st loss in last 4 road games; only 2nd loss in last 8 games overall (both losses coming in shootouts)

Maple Leafs 4, Flyers 2

* Maple Leafs: 8-3-0 in past 11 games

* Phil Kessel (TOR): Goal (4); had 14 goals through 20 games last season

* Mikhail Grabovski (TOR): Goal (6); 3 goals and 2 assists in his past 4 games

* Jakub Voracek (PHI): Goal (8), assist; has 5 goals, 9 assists during 6-game point streak