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Toews, Blackhawks beat Canadiens 5-2 for 11th straight win

Patrick Kane had a big grin on his face as he skated around the back of the net to congratulate Artemi Panarin on his nifty pass in the third period.

Lots of smiles for the Chicago Blackhawks these days.

The Blackhawks matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory, using two goals from Jonathan Toews to beat the slumping Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Sunday.

"Every night's a little bit different, but net-net I think we're playing responsible, playing the score, playing the time, and got some momentum," coach Joel Quenneville said.

Marian Hossa had an empty-net goal and two assists for Chicago, and Kane had a goal and an assist. Richard Panik...

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