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Blackhawks best Bruins 3-2 in shootout

Last spring, the Blackhawks and Bruins played no less than seven overtime periods during the Stanley Cup Final.

Is it any surprise, then, that Sunday's first game of the season between these two teams went to a shootout?

Boston's roster might have changed a little more than Chicago's since June, but their new pieces have fitted smoothly into the team. The two teams picked up right where they left off in June.

The Blackhawks opened the scoring early, a Marian Hossa wrist shot to make it 1-0.

Chicago captain Jonathan Toews took an uncharacteristic - and unusual - penalty when he tossed a piece of his broken stick into the stands, resul...