CHICAGO, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Patrick Sharp
scored twice and Patrick Kane
stayed on a roll Monday in the Central Division-leading Chicago Blackhawks' 5-2 victory over New Jersey.
Kane recorded a goal to stretch his points streak to 12 consecutive games as Chicago improved to 6-1-2 in its last nine contests.
Bryan Bickell added a score and Nick Leddy supplied a goal and an assist for the Blackhawks.
Antti Raanta needed to make just 10 saves.
Michael Ryder and Stephen Gionta each notched a goal for the Devils.
Cory Schneider turned aside 32-of-37 shots.
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