Shortly afterward, Kruger picked up a loose puck at the Vancouver blue line and broke in alone on Luongo, sending a forehand into the net.
Corey Crawford stopped 36-of-37 shots as Central Division-leading Chicago improved to 7-2-0 in its last nine games.
Ryan Kesler scored and Luongo finished with 27 saves for the Canucks, who stumbled to their sixth loss in seven contests.
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