Blackhawks Beat Capitals 6-4: Chicago Scores 3 In 3rd To Win Season Opener (VIDEO)
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CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks watched as their championship banner rose to the rafters at the United Center. They took another look at the Stanley Cup, and soaked in the applause from the sellout crowd.
Then Johnny Oduya and Co. went out and reminded the rest of the NHL how they won that title. Oduya, Brandon Saad and Marian Hossa scored in the third period, and the Blackhawks kicked off their title defense with a 6-4 victory over Mikhail Grabovsky and the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. STORY CONTINUES BELOW SLIDESHOW
"We wanted a good start. I think we got that," Oduya said. "Maybe in the second we came down a little bit, the win is the key thing to that, and to keep building on that. There's a lot of games this year, so we've got to stay strong and get better."
Patrick Kane, Brent Seabrook and Brandon Bollig also scored for Chicago, which won its first game for the second straight season. Corey Crawford made 28 saves, including a couple of huge stop
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