Blackhawks Vs. Flames Final Score: Chicago Takes Care Of Calgary, 4-2

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 16: Members of the Chicago Blackhawks salute the crowd after a win over the Anaheim Ducks at the United Center on December 16, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Ducks 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chicago had little trouble with Calgary on Sunday.

The Chicago Blackhawks capped off a successful weekend on Sunday by defeating the Calgary Flames 4-2. It was Chicago's fifth consecutive win and the 600th career victory for coach Joel Quenneville. Chicago now is second in the Western Conference with 44 points and tied for first with 20 wins on the year.

Steve Montador opened this scoring with a goal midway through the first period, and the team would eventually open up a 3-0 lead on second period goals by Niklas Hjalmarsson and Patrick Kane. The Flames finally got on the board with a power play goal by Olli Jokinen in a penalty-filled third period. Marian Hossa scored a power play goal of his own about nine minutes later, which pushed the lead back to three and essentially put the game out of reach.

Chicago returns to the ice on Tuesday in Pittsburgh.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of the Blackhawks, visit Second City Hockey. And for more from around the NHL, head over to SB Nation's NHL news hub.

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