Chicago Blackhawks’ Richard Panik tries to get past Boston Bruins’ Tim Schaller (59) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. AP WIREPHOTO

Chicago Blackhawks’ Richard Panik tries to get past Boston Bruins’ Tim Schaller (59) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. AP WIREPHOTO

BOSTON — Marian Hossa scored with 1:26 left to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 1-0 victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday night. 

Scott Darling stopped 30 shots for his second shutout of the season. 

Tuukka Rask made 21 saves for Boston, which has lost three straight games and four of its last five. 

It was a rematch of the 2013 Stanley Cup finals, when Chicago scored twice in the final 76 seconds of the third period in Game 6 to overcome a one-goal deficit and claim the NHL title. 

This time, the game was scoreless before the Blackhawks made their final charge. The puck made its way to Tanner Kero on Rask’s left; he slid it across the crease for Hossa, who put it in the net. 

NOTES

Darling made his first start since Jan. 6 in place of resting Corey Crawford. … Bruins forward Matt Beleskey played for the first time since Dec. 3. He missed 23 games with a right knee injury. 

The Bruins fall to 23-20-6 on the year and remain in third place in the Atlantic Division with 52 points. 

The Bruins will hit the road as they square off against defending champion Pittsburgh on Sunday.

UP NEXT                 

Blackhawks: Host the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday.

Bruins: Visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.


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