Kane scores No. 400, Blackhawks defeat Red Wings


CHICAGO — Patrick Kane scored his 400th NHL goal for the Chicago Blackhawks in a 7-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings at United Center on Sunday.

Kane dragged the puck around defenseman Filip Hronek before beating Thomas Greiss with a wrist shot for a 5-1 lead at 9:10 of the third period. Kane is the 100th player to score 400 NHL goals.

Kane had two assists, Alex DeBrincat had a goal and three assists, Ryan Carpenter scored twice, and Kevin Lankinen made 44 saves for Chicago (12-7-4), which split a two-game set against Detroit after a 5-3 loss here Saturday.

Sam Gagner and Evgeny Svechnikov scored for Detroit (7-14-3), which lost for the first time in three games. Thomas Greiss made 25 saves in his first start since Feb. 19.

Nikita Zadorov scored his first goal for the Blackhawks with a wrist shot from the high slot for a 1-0 lead at 11:41 of the first period. Chicago acquired the defenseman in a trade from the Colorado Avalanche on Oct. 10, 2020. He has six points (one goal, five assists) in 23 games.

Carpenter made it 2-0 at 17:13 when his shot from the right hash marks deflected off defenseman Alex Biega‘s face.

Gagner redirected Jon Merrill‘s shot from the point 38 seconds later to make it 2-1 at 17:51.

Pius Suter extended the lead to 3-1 1:32 into the third period with a wrist shot off the post, and Carpenter scored his second of the night on a power play to make it 4-1 at 7:06.

Svechnikov scored a power-play goal to cut it to 5-2 at 12:11.

Dominik Kubalik scored on a tap-in at 14:14 to make it 6-2, and DeBrincat scored at 15:23 for the 7-2 final.

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