Red Wings end skid at Blackhawks’ expense

Jonathan Bernier made 32 saves, and the host Detroit Red Wings snapped a six-game losing streak by cooling off the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Friday.Bernier has been in goal for 14 of the team’s 16 victories. Tyler Bertuzzi and Robby Fabbri were the goal-scorers for Detroit, which had lost 10 of its past 11 games (1-9-1).Patrick Kane scored the lone goal for Chicago, which saw its four-game winning streak come to a halt. Corey Crawford made 23 saves for the Blackhawks, who came up empty on three power-play opportunities.Detroit was the more physical team, recording 30 hits to the Blackhawks’ nine. Faceoffs were even, with each side winning 23.The first period ended scoreless.Bernier robbed Alex DeBrincat in the early going on a two-on-one situation, making a sliding save with his right skate. DeBrincat had two goals against Edmonton on Thursday.The Red Wings led 2-1 after the second period.Bertuzzi scored his first goal in 14 games just 20 seconds into the period. He ripped a shot from the slot after Dylan Larkin flipped a pass from the boards over a defender’s stick. Trevor Daley picked up the secondary assist.

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