From Yahoo Sports:
Bring on the Detroit Red Wings and the Winter Classic.
Chicago, set to play Detroit in a home-and-home series, broke the team record of eight straight victories set in December 1971 and matched in January 1981. With the nine-game streak, the Blackhawks tied San Jose for the longest run of the season.
The defending NBA champion Celtics had a 19-game winning streak snapped Thursday.
“There’s just a sense of calmness,” Toews said. “I think any other team would be excited to be in this situation, and sometimes when you have that momentum you get a little overexcited. We just need to keep our sticks on the ice and keep it simple. We don’t overskate or overdo anything out there.”