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Watch every goal from Jonathan Toews' 1st 5-point game since 2011

The top line scored 10 points in Minnesota. Jonathan Toews had half of them.

Things seem to be going well for the Blackhawks lately.

Really well, in fact.

They’ve won seven of their last 10 games and seem to have found line combinations that can carry them through the playoffs. That was never more evident than on Tuesday night when the Hawks’ top grouping of Nick Schmaltz, Jonathan Toews, and Richard Panik torched the Wild for a combined 10 points, with Toews’ hat trick and two assists leading the way.

The highlights look even better than the numbers. On Toews’ first goal of the night, he out-battled Matt Dumba in front of the net to get inside positioning allowing the center to just tap in a Brian Campbell rebound for an easy goal:

A few minutes later, Toews found Panik alone just outside the slot and fed him for a quick wrist shot that went right over Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk’s left shoulder.

Then came one the Wild will seriously want back. Minnesota loses track of Schmaltz on the d-zone draw, allowing him to pick up a loose puck behind a tied-up Toews and fire it right past an unsuspecting Dubnyk. The goalie didn’t even flinch.

Toews’ second goal of the night was all the proof the Hawks needed that their top line has been solidified. Schmaltz worked his way behind the net before dropping a blind, backhand pass to Toews on the edge of the crease that he just poked into the cage with an easy backhand of his own.

And then, to wrap it all up, Toews put away a frantic game with an empty netter for the hat trick and a 5-3 lead.

It’s the second five-point game in Toews’ career, and his first since Nov. 25, 2011, when he recorded two goals and three assists in a 6-5 win over the Anaheim Ducks. It shouldn’t be that surprising, though, because Toews has been playing like an All-Star for weeks.

Hawks fans have heard this phrase a few times, but that doesn’t make it any less true: Good things happen when you go to the net.