Blue Jackets ride fast start to 5-2 win over Blackhawks

The Blue Jackets beat the Blackhawks 5-2 Friday at the United Center to win their seventh in a row on the road and fifth in a row overall thanks to a four-goal first period that chased Corey Crawford 13 minutes, 50 seconds into the game. Two came on breakaways, and another was a deflection.


Recap: Edmonton vs. Dallas

Edmonton, AB ( - Richard Bachman posted his first shutout of the season against his former team as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Friday.


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Orlando, FL ( - Reggie Jackson's 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists led the Detroit Pistons to a 111-97 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday. After a stretch in which it lost 11 out of 12 games, Detroit has now won four in a row. Tayshaun Prince scored a season-high 23 points off the bench, and Andre Drummond added 16 points and nine rebounds.


NHL Capsules

Cam Atkinson scored twice in Columbus' four-goal first period and added an empty-net goal in the final minute for his second career hat trick to help the Blue Jackets win their fifth straight game, 5-2 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.


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