The Blackhawks lost 6-3 to the New York Rangers on Wednesday. Here are five takeaways:
Brutal third period
After going 1-4-0 on their recent road trip, the Hawks needed a solid game to defeat the Rangers, who were in the same desperate spot they were - eight points out of the second wild card spot.
The start and resolve were there for Chicago until the third period, when after being tied 1-1, they were outscored 5-2.
Duncan Keith became the seventh player in Hawks history to record 500 assists and just the second defenseman to do so. Doug Wilson had 554.
Keith had the primary assist on Dominik Kubalik's goal at 2:29 of the second period, which tied it 1-1.
Kane keeps climbing
Patrick Kane grabbed the secondary assist on Kubalik's second period goal, tying him with Pat LaFontaine for 86th on the NHL's all-time points list with 1,013.
Strome vs. Strome
Brothers Dylan Stome (Blackhawks center) and Ryan Strome (Rangers center) faced off on Wednesday night... Literally. The brothers took the opening faceoff against each other with Dylan winning the draw for Chicago.
Ryan later scored on a Rangers power play at 4:01 of the third period to make it 3-1 for the Rangers.
Man of Bread
Former Hawk Artemi Panarin scored at 9:41 of the third period, making it 5-2 in favor of New York.