Recap: Blackhawks 1, Kings 0
Blackhawks 1, Kings 0: Antti Raanta turned aside 26 shots for his first career shutout as host Chicago ran its point streak to seven games.Brandon Saad scored the game's only goal, his 14th, in the first period and Raanta made it stand up to improve to 10-1-3 and send Los Angeles to its first three-game losing streak of the season. Raanta preserved the shutout by denying Dustin Brown on a penalty shot with 6:38 remaining in the second period.Rookie Martin Jones made 29 saves in absorbing the hard-luck loss - his second straight defeat after opening his career with eight consecutive victories. Chicago beat the Kings for the second time in as many meetings this season and improved to 5-0-2 in its last seven games.Saad provided Raanta with the only goal he would need on a 2-on-1 rush with Bryan Bickell, whose crossing pass was blocked by Kings defenseman Matt Greene. Mike Richards fanned on an attempt to clear the puck from the slot and Saad quickly swept a shot past Jones on the glove side at 7:05 of the first period.Both team captains failed on superb chances in the middle session, with Chicago's Jonathan Toews shooting wide on a short-handed breakaway and Brown getting stoned by Raanta on the penalty shot after he was hooked by Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook during a breakaway. Chicago also had a goal waved off midway through the third, when Andrew Shaw reached high to deflect Patrick Sharp's shot into the net.GAME NOTEBOOK: Blackhawks RW Patrick Kane had his career-high 14-game point streak come to an end. ... Brown's penalty shot was the 38th in the league this season. Only 10 have been successful. ... Sharp was named the NHL's First Star of the Week on Monday after scoring six goals in three games, including his third career hat trick on Friday - his 32nd birthday.