Wild fall to Blackhawks 4-1 18 Dec 17

CHICAGO (AP) – Patrick Kane scored two slick goals, Corey Crawford made 27 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 for their season-high fifth straight win.

Ryan Hartman also scored for Chicago, snapping a 17-game drought dating to Oct. 28.

Tommy Wingels added a short-handed empty-netter.