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Highlights: Blackhawks lose 4-3 on penalty shot

By Chris Kuc

Even with all that momentum a lengthy winning streak generated and a United Center crowd showering them with affection that had been building for weeks while they were away, the Blackhawks couldn’t keep the good times rolling.

The defending Stanley Cup champions were back on home ice after a 13-day, seven-game trip but it mattered little as they fell 4-3 to the Stars on Tuesday night in front of 21,411 hockey-starved fans.

Antoine Roussel scored on a penalty shot three minutes into the third period to help the Stars snap the Hawks’ run of six consecutive victories — all achieved during their annual circus trip.

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Dallas Stars’ Antoine Roussel scores the game-winning goal on a 3rd period penalty shot against Chicago Blackhawks’ Corey Crawford during Stars’ 4-3 win during NHL game at United Center in Chicago on Dec. 3, 2013. (Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune)

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