Bolland's two goals lifts Blackhawks over Stars
Saturday, October 8, 2011
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dave Bolland scored two goals while Andrew Brunette, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp each had one to lead Chicago to a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night in the Blackhawks' home opener.
Vernon Fiddler and Sheldon Souray scored for the Stars, who were outplayed for most of the game by the energized Blackhawks before a crowd of 21,674.
Chicago ended a four-game losing streak against Dallas by taking the second contest of a home-and-home set. The Stars had won 2-1 Friday night in Dallas in both clubs' season openers.
Chicago's Corey Crawford made 19 saves.
Dallas' Andrew Raycroft stopped 26 shots, following a 37-save effort by Kari Lehtonen on Friday.