CHICAGO -- An up-and-down start to the season hasn't exactly provided the Chicago Blackhawks with an over-abundance of confidence.
But after erasing an early two-goal deficit en route to a much-needed victory Saturday night, the Blackhawks might have discovered some self-assurance heading into the back end of a back-to-back Sunday night against the New Jersey Devils.
A 4-3 overtime victory Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes helped the Blackhawks avoid entering Sunday's game at the United Center riding a three-game losing streak. After falling behind early, Chicago scored a pair of third-period goals to force overtime.
Brandon Saad tallied the game-winner 1:44 into overtime.
The comeback victory couldn't have come at a better time.
"Nice to get those two points," winger Patrick Kane told the Chicago Sun-Times after Saturday's victory. "Hopefully it gives us some confidence going forward." >> Read more
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