Cam Ward made 16 saves to help lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday at the United Center. Brent Seabrook, Artem Anisimov, Brandon Saad and Patrick Kane scored, and Erik Gustafsson had two assists for the Hawks.
Chicago will have a few days off before beginning its regular season Thursday in Ottawa.
RECAP: Hawks win preseason finale 4-1 against Blue Jackets (SCH)
Hawks assign Delia, Sikura to AHL (SCH)
Concern for Sadd grows after ‘ordinary’ performance (Chicago Sun-Times)
Preds T25U25: Frederick Gaudreau at No. 7 (On The Forecheck)
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RECAP: Raffl scores twice in Flyers win against Bruins (NHL)
RECAP: Bernier, power play help Red Wings top Leafs (NHL)
RECAP: Lightning rally in 3rd, defeat Panthers (NHL)
RECAP: Anderson, Sens shut out Canadiens (NHL)
Kotkaniemi to start season with Canadiens (Habs Eyes On The Prize)
Women: No. 3 Minnesota shuts out No. 10 Mercyhurst to finish sweep (Hockey Wilderness)
Women: No. 9 Minnesota Duluth sweeps No. 4 Boston College (BC Interruption)