Blackhawks cruise to 6-1 win over Red Wings

Associated Press

Chicago — Ryan Hartman and Vinnie Hinostroza scored in the first period to lead the Blackhawks to a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.

Alexandre Fortin had a goal and an assist, and Artem Anisimov, Richard Panik and Nick Schmatz also scored for Chicago. Corey Crawford started and stopped all eight shots he faced over the first 30 1/2 minutes, and Scott Darling had nine saves the rest of the way.

BOX SCORE: Blackhawks 6, Red Wings 1

Louis-Marc Aubry got the Red Wings on the scoreboard with just under 6 minutes left in the second, and Jimmy Howard finished with 26 saves.