The Chicago Blackhawks scored their second victory over the high-flying Washington Capitals in the last 14 days on Dec. 15, 5-4 in overtime at the United Center.
Chicago had three goals in a 34-second span in the second period, with goals from Alex DeBrincat, Philipp Kurashev and MacKenzie Entwistle. DeBrincat added a second in the third period and Caleb Jones netted the game-winner in the extra frame.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 42 saves on a busy night between the pipes to backstop his ninth win of the season.
The Blackhawks next host the Nashville Predators on Friday, Dec. 17, at the United Center.
Also, the Blackhawks have settled a lawsuit by a former player who said he was sexually assaulted by an assistant coach during the team's 2010 Stanley Cup title run, ESPN.com reported.
After representatives for the Blackhawks and former first-round pick Kyle Beach met Dec. 15 with a mediator for the first time, they announced that the session had resulted in a confidential settlement.
Beach was selected 11th overall in the 2008 NHL draft by the Blackhawks and was one of the team's black acesa player who practices with the team and is available to fill a roster spot if neededduring their Stanley Cup-winning playoff run in 2010. It was during that time, in May 2010, that Beach said he was sexually assaulted by Aldrich, who was at the time the team's video coach. Aldrich acknowledged they had a sexual encounter, but claimed it was consensual.