Blues Edge Blackhawks 4-3 In Shootout

CHICAGO (AP) — Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored the deciding goal in the sixth round of the shootout and the St. Louis Blues came back for a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

With the tiebreaker knotted at 3-3, Shattenkirk beat Corey Crawford with a high shot on the goalie’s left side.

Chris Stewart, Andy McDonald and Alexander Steen also connected in the shootout as the Blues bounced back from a 2-1 deficit after two periods and ended a seven game (0-3-4) losing streak in Chicago.

St. Louis’ Adam Cracknell scored his first two goals of the season and David Backes added a goal early in the third period.

Jonathan Toews, Brandon Saad and Viktor Stalberg scored for Chicago. Toews, Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa connected in the shootout.

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