Highlights: Blackhawks win 4-2 in Teuvo Teravainen debut

By Chris Kuc

The smattering of applause in pregame warm-ups turned into full-blown cheers when Teuvo Teravainen stepped on the ice for his first shift in the NHL.

The flashy Finnish center made his highly anticipated debut during the Blackhawks’ 4-2 victory over the Stars on Tuesday night at the United Center. The crowd of 21,493 had plenty of oohs and aahs for Teravainen while scrutinizing every stride the 19-year-old took.

While the future — and some of the present — was on display, the Hawks still had some business to do as they continued their battle for playoff positioning in the Central Division.

Andrew Shaw and Duncan Keith each had a goal and an assist, Kris Versteeg and Marian Hossa scored and Patrick Sharp added two assists as the Hawks remained six points back of the first-place Blues in the division.

Corey Crawford put together a strong effort in goal for the Hawks to record the victory and conclude a four-game homestand on a positive note. Crawford made 25 saves, allowing two Ryan Garbutt scores as the Stars suffered a big blow to their postseason hopes with their fifth loss in the last seven games. Kari Lehtonen took the loss while playing on consecutive nights.

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1 Comment

  • Ed Guzaitis

    Any chance you could post the Wiedeman call of the Bollig fight? I was driving the truck in Oklahoma listening on the iPhone app grinning ear to ear with excitement. No one calls a fight like John!!!

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