Highlights: Blackhawks beat Washington 6-4

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On the night the Blackhawks’ Championship banner was raised to the roof of the United Center, Chicago opened their defense of the Stanley Cup with a 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals.

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Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews lifts the Stanley Cup during banner raising ceremony before season opener against Washington Capitals during NHL game at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune)