NHL Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mathieu Garon (R) makes a save on a shot by Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland during the first period in Chicago on March 9, 2008. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
Brandon Saad had two goals and an assist Sunday and the Chicago Blackhawks used a big first period to humble Western Conference rival Detroit 7-1.
Marcus Kruger and Niklas Hjalmarsson both scored a goal and an assist Friday to lead the surging Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 win over San Jose.
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.
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 scored two goals and added an assist for Chicago Sunday and the Blackhawks held off Phoenix 6-4.
Chicago's Brent Seabrook put in the go-ahead goal in the third period Saturday and the Blackhawks secured a playoff spot with a 5-4 win over Nashville.
Dave Bolland delivered the only shootout goal in the fourth round Thursday, boosting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-3 victory over St. Louis.
Dave Bolland and Patrick Sharp scored in the game's first 2 minutes Friday, lifting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over Dallas.
Dave Bolland's goal off the skate of a Blues defender in the third period Sunday provided the difference in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-1 victory over St. Louis.
Sam Gagner put Edmonton ahead for good with the second of his four goals Thursday and the Oilers scored five times in the third period to down Chicago 8-4.