That escalated quickly.
After a scoreless first period, the Blackhawks scored three times in 1:55 to take a 3-1 lead over Calgary Sunday at the United Center.
Patrick Kane, the hottest player in the NHL right now, has now scored in seven consecutive games as he made the score 1-1 with 13:23 remaining in the second period. Kane has now registered a point in 13 consecutive games.
A minute later, Marian Hossa scored his first goal since Oct. 17 to give a Blackhawks a 2-1 lead.
Just 52 seconds after that, ArtemiPanarin made it 3-1 on a goal assisted by Kane. Panarin has points in five straight games.
All stats via ESPN.