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Surging Blackhawks top division-rival Blues


AP

Published 10:12 p.m. ET Feb. 26, 2017 | Updated 4 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Blackhawks’ big-name scorers keep coming through when needed, and Chicago keeps on rolling.

Artem Anisimov scored with 5:20 left in the third period to lift the Blackhawks over the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win and ninth in their last 10.

Anisimov beat Jake Allen on the glove side from the right edge of the crease for his 22nd goal — matching his career high — after taking a pinpoint cross-ice pass from linemate Artemi Panarin. Tanner Kero added an empty-netter with 2.6 seconds left.

The Blackhawks have outscored opponents 44-24 during their 10-game run. The goals have not only been plentiful, but timely, as Chicago’s top two lines have been clicking.

“If somebody has a good shift, everybody feeds off it and keeps it going,” Anisimov said. “It’s very nice to have two lines going.”

Anisimov’s line, with wings Panarin and Patrick Kane, has…

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