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Chicago 4, Detroit 1

Jan. 15, 2003 at 11:21 PM   |   Comments

CHICAGO, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Alex Zhamnov and Mark Bell ended long scoring droughts and Mike Eastwood had two assists Wednesday night as the Chicago Blackhawks used four unanswered goals to record a 4-1 triumph over the Detroit Red Wings in the third meeting between the teams in 11 days.

The Blackhawks dropped two overtime losses to the Red Wings in the last five contests and trailed after the first period on a power-play goal by rookie Henrik Zetterberg. But Zhamnov ended a 14-game goalless streak early in the second period to tie it.

Chris Simon and Eric Daze tallied 36 seconds apart midway through the session to stake Chicago to a 3-1 advantage before Bell halted a 12-game drought late in the third with a shorthanded goal.

Jocelyn Thibault turned aside 26 shots for the Blackhawks, who have collected at least one point in each of the last 14 games (7


4-3).

The victory helped Chicago improve to 6


3-1 in its last 10 at the United Center and 4-1-2-2 in the last nine meetings with the Red Wings.
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