Instant reaction: Blackhawks pick up point against Jets but remain winless



Jets 3, Blackhawks 2 (OT)

Snap judgments:

— For the second straight game the Blackhawks scored the first goal and were the better team in the first period. And for the second straight game they couldn't hold down the fort and remain winless through three games (0-2-1). 

— The Blackhawks won the first and third periods. It was the second period again where things went a little sideways, which has been an early theme this season. The Jets generated eight scoring chances at 5-on-5 compared to the Blackhawks' two in the middle frame, according to Natural Stat Trick.

— The Blackhawks have allowed at least one power-play goal in each of their first three games, but this was easily the best penalty kill performance of the season. They were 3-for-4 on the night and scored a shorthanded goal on the very first opportunity, generating several scoring chances on it. 

Three stars:

1. Jets C Mark Scheifele — Overtime winner, three shots on goal and two takeaways in 22:16 of ice time

2. Jets RW Nikolaj Ehlers — One goal, one assist and five shot attempts (two on goal) in 16:46 of ice time

3. Blackhawks LW Brandon Saad — Shorthanded goal, one shot on goal, one hit and three takeaways in 16:06 of ice time

Must-see highlights:

— Saad's shorthanded goal for his first of the season

— Seabrook's 101st career NHL goal

— Robin Lehner's two-pad stack

— Scheifele's overtime winner

What's next:

The Blackhawks host the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Chicago.

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