NHL: Chicago 3, Columbus 2

Jan. 26, 2013 at 10:18 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Jonathan Toews scored the eventual game-winner in the third period Saturday and the Chicago Blackhawks remained undefeated with a 3-2 win over Columbus.

Dave Bolland and Bryan Bickell also scored for Chicago, which racked up a fifth straight win to start the season for the first time since 1971-72.

Patrick Kane recorded a pair of assists -- his fourth multipoint game of the season -- and Corey Crawford made 24 saves for the Hawks, who bounced the Blue Jackets on the road for the seventh straight time.

Mark Letestu and Artem Anisimov scored for Columbus, which fell for a fourth consecutive game.

Steve Mason made 21 stops for the Blue Jackets.

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