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NHL: Chicago 7, Phoenix 1

Dec. 7, 2008 at 9:59 PM

CHICAGO, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Cristobal Huet stopped 19-of-20 shots Sunday, helping the Chicago Blackhawks record a 7-1 rout of Phoenix.

Chicago quickly turned the contest into a laugher with a 4-0 first period, with Dave Bolland, Jonathan Toews, Dustin Byfuglien and Patrick Sharp (power play) all finding the back of the net against Ilya Bryzgalov.

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Before it was over, Ben Eager scored twice, Andrew Ladd had a goal and three assists, while Martin Havlat and Colin Fraser both had two assists for the Blackhawks, who rose to 8-1-4 at home this season.

The Coyotes averted a shutout when Enver Lisin scored his fifth goal of the season at 19:17 of the second period.

Bryzgalov was beaten seven times on 28 shots for the Coyotes, who have lost two in a row.

On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-2, and the Blackhawks went 1-for-6.

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