Blackhawks extinguish Flames, win fifth straight

Marian Hossa tallied a goal and an assist as 2 victory over the Calgary Flames at United Center.

Steve Montador, Niklas Hjalmarsson and Patrick Kane also lit the lamp for Chicago, which improved to 7-0-1 in December while stretching its win streak to a season-high five straight.

Ray Emery made 22 saves for the win.

Olli Jokinen and Curtis Glencross each scored in the third period for the Flames, whose losing streak reached a season-high four games.

Miikka Kiprusoff allowed all four goals on 25 shots in a losing effort.