The Chicago Blackhawks took their third straight loss at the hands of the Boston Bruins 6–1 on Saturday night at TD Garden. The Bruins won their 11th straight home game while the Hawks fell to 6–8–3. With the win, the Bruins tied the NHL record for most consecutive home wins to start a season. It was the sixth straight victory for the Bruins.
- Earlier this week, the Blackhawks recalled Ian Mitchell from Rockford. Mitchell made his debut against the Bruins and finished at -2.
- The Bruins took an early lead on David Pastrnak’s 10th goal of the season. It was the only goal of the first period.
- In the second period, the Boston Bruins added to their lead with a goal from Patrice Bergeron.
- The Hawks’ lone goal was scored by the rejuvenated Johnathan Toews with his eighth goal of the season.
- Jake DeBrusk, David Krejci and Taylor Hall added goals in addition to Pastrnak scoring his second of the game.
The Blackhawks’ next game is tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Blackhawks are honoring NHL Hall of Famer Marian Hossa by retiring his No. 81. The Hossa ceremony starts at 4:30 p.m. CST. The game starts at 6 p.m. CST.