Avalanche end Blackhawks historic streak (Pictures)

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  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA;Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) controls the puck as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) defends during the first period of the game at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) is screened by Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) during the first period of the game the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche head coach Joe Sacco on his bench during the first period of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) reacts after giving up four goals during the second period to the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) reacts after giving up four goals during the second period to the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) reacts after giving up four goals during the second period to the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche left wing Jamie McGinn (11) reacts after scoring a goal during the second period of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (center) is congratulated for his goal by teammates right wing Marian Hossa (81) and left wing Brandon Saad (20) and defenseman Duncan Keith (2) during the first period of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Ray Emery (30) before the start of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) warms up before the start of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (center) is congratulated for his goal by teammates right wing Marian Hossa (81) and left wing Brandon Saad (20) and defenseman Duncan Keith (2) during the first period of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville on his bench during the first period of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Daniel Carcillo (13) pushes the puck forward during the first period of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) deflects away a shot on goal during the first period of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) is escorted to the penalty box by linesman Mark Shewchyk (92) during the third period of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell (29) and Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) fight during the third period of the game at the Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche fan holds a sign in reference to the end of the Chicago Blackhawks points streak after the game at the Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche right wing P.A. Parenteau (15) reacts to his third period goal against the Chicago Blackhawks The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Michael Frolik (67) reacts to his goal during the third period of the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) has a shot on goal get past his pads during the third period of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche fan holds a sign as Chicago Blackhawks left wing Viktor Stalberg (25) waits during a stoppage in play during the third period of the game at the Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) chases after the puck with Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith (2) during the second period of the game at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) reacts to his goal with center Ryan O'Reilly (90) and right wing P.A. Parenteau (15) and left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92) during the second period of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) reacts to his goal with center Ryan O'Reilly (90) and right wing P.A. Parenteau (15) during the second period of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) chases after the puck with Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith (2) during the second period of the game at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) is congratulated by left wing Patrick Bordeleau (58) after the game against the Chicago Blackhawks the Pepsi Center. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy (8) checks Colorado Avalanche left wing Patrick Bordeleau (58) during the second period of the game at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
  • March 8 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center John Mitchell (7) reacts to his goal with teammates center Ryan O'Reilly (90) and right wing Aaron Palushaj (17) during the second period of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
    
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DENVER- Chicago had gone half the season without a loss, a record 24 games, but the Avalanche handed the Blackhawks their first defeat of the season Friday night, 6-2.

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