Blackhawks clip Red Wings

Marcus Kruger netted the winner early in the 1, at United Center.

Jimmy Hayes provided the other score for the Blackhawks, who have won four games in a row.

Valtteri Filppula notched a first-period goal for the Red Wings, whose six- game win streak came to a halt.

Jimmy Howard made his first start since February 2, but lost despite making 27 saves.