The Blackhawks were not able to keep the goals coming in the second period, but they nonetheless hold a 4-1 lead on the New York Rangers, who got off to an absolutely dreadful start to Thursday night's game.
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Marc Staal got New York on the board with the only goal of the second period, which came at the 3:04-mark. A total of 12 penalties have been called in the game, but neither team has been able to cash in on the power play.
Chicago leads in shots on goal 19-12; they out-shot New York 9-7 in the second period.
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