GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Patrick Kane scored two of Chicago's four first-period goals Thursday, both on the power play, igniting the Blackhawks to a 6-2 drubbing of Phoenix.
Chicago has won three in a row and has captured nine of its 11 games this season. Its only two losses have come in overtime, leaving the Blackhawks with a league-high 20 points.
Viktor Stalberg and Dave Bolland also scored for Chicago in the first period. Kane ran his season goal total to eight with his two tallies.