Brent Seabrook's power-play goal tied the game with 12:13 remaining in regulation, and Patrick Kane supplied the shootout winner as the Blackhawks came back to beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Tuesday night.
The Blues killed off 51 consecutive power plays before the Blackhawks went on their fifth of the night in the third. Seabrook's blast from the blue line snapped the Blues' streak. Andrew Brunette and Viktor Stalberg also scored for the Blackhawks.
The Blackhawks were down 3-1 after the first period. Ray Emery, who gave up three goals on six shots, was pulled in favor of Corey Crawford to start the second.
Matt Nagy announced on Thursday afternoon the defensive lineman Bilal Nichols broke his hand in the Bears' 16-14 win over Denver last Sunday.
The team expects him to miss Monday night's game in Washington, but he likely won't be put on IR.
Nichols, whose hand was already in a cast by the time media were allowed in Denver's locker room, could concievably play with a cast/club on the broken hand, according to Nagy. Edge rusher Leonard Floyd did the same thing for the first half of last season after he broke his hand in preseason.
Nichols had a productive first year in 2018, appearing in 14 games (and starting six) while recording three sacks, seven QB hits, and five tackles for loss. Analytics site Pro Football Focus gave Nichols a 77.0 rating last season, which was the third-best score for a Bears' defensive lineman.
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Maybe, just maybe, Chicago will play host to the Super Bowl one day. And while there are no immediate plans for the world's greatest sporting event to come to the city, there was a 'bowl' game worth noting that took place on the hallowed grounds of Soldier Field.
Yes, you read that right. Nick Jonas, one of the acclaimed members of the Jonas Brothers, was surprised by his wife with a birthday football game this week that included 20 of his closest friends and took place at none other than Soldier Field. The stadium was rented for the event and was even attended by Anthony Adams.
"My beautiful wife surprised me with a touch football game with some of my closest friends and family on the one and only Soldier Field in Chicago (!!!) followed by a few hours of Topgolf, and then a party where pizza, tequila, cake, and cigars were involved," Jonas wrote via social media.
Let's hope this isn't the most meaningful game played at the stadium this season.