CHICAGO – Jonathan Toews deflected in defenceman Duncan Keith’s shot from the left point 3:01 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 preseason victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
Toews moved to the slot after passing the puck to Keith, and redirected Keith’s slap shot between the legs of backup goaltender Pete Mrazek.
Chicago’s Patrick Kane made it 1-1 with 2:37 left in the second period. He took a pass from Brad Richards and beat goalie Jonas Gustavsson with a sharp backhand.
Luke Glendening netted Detroit’s goal when he deflected the point shot of defenceman Danny DeKeyser over goalie Corey Crawford 5:59 into the game.
It was the first preseason game for the Blackhawks. Detroit fell to 1-0-1.