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After Thursday night's 4-3 loss to the Golden Knights, Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton has been in charge for 15 games. That's the same number of games Joel Quenneville was given before he was fired earlier this season.

Their respective records?

Quenneville went 6-6-3.

Colliton has gone 3-10-2.

The Hawks have played a hellish schedule during Colliton's initial period as coach but it doesn't get much easier. The Hawks play nine games over 15 days beginning Sunday, including games against the Avalanche, Predators, Sharks and two against the Jets.

Here are three takeaways from the loss in Las Vegas.

1. The Hawks finally held a lead ... for 41 seconds.

When Artem Anisimov put the Hawks ahead with a terrific individual effort midway through the third period, he jumped into the boards behind the Knights' net. There was a palpable sense of relief, not just that the Hawks were in position to snap a five-game losing streak, but because they had a lead for the first time since Nov. 18.

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But it took 41 seconds for the Golden Knights to tie the game and start the Hawks on a new streak.

And then just 12 more seconds for the Knights to retake the lead and crush the Hawks' hopes, if not their spirit.

The fourth goal was somewhat controversial as it seemed the Knights' Max Pacioretty had fallen into Corey Crawford. The Hawks challenged the play, but it was ruled a good goal. But it wouldn't have mattered if Brent Seabrook didn't have a careless and needless turnover in the middle of his own zone.

"Yeah, it's frustrating," Seabrook said. "You got to work so hard to score goals here and it seems like we give them up pretty quick the other way. Biggest shift is a shift after a goal whether it's one of their goals or one of our goals ... the turnover that was obviously on me. I got to better in the situation."

2. How did that puck not go in?

Late in the first period when the Hawks were already trailing 2-0, Dominik Kahun got a shot off to the left of Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury that hit the post and slowly trickled through the goal mouth.

The puck actually moved several feet along the goal line and was just waiting to get knocked in. Jonathan Toews turned the corner from behind the net and seemed to get to it first, but wasn't able to get his stick to make contact with the puck.

"Yeah I was just kind of swinging, tough to turn tight and stay on the puck there," Toews said. "Tried to take a whack at it but I didn't have the right angle and the post got in my way. It's one of those things that it happened in slow (motion), but it feels like it happens really fast. Just got handcuffed."

3. Patrick Kane keeps going and going and going ...

It makes sense to play Kane as much as humanly possible, but at some point you have to wonder how much is humanly possible.

Kane was on the ice for 27 minutes, 49 seconds on Thursday night, which is the second-most ice time he's ever played in a regular-season game. It topped his 27:43 in Jeremy Colliton's coaching debut on Nov. 8.

Kane only has one goal over the last 14 games, but he has 10 assists during that span. Whether or not he's going to get worn down as the season goes on, it seems clear Colliton plans to double-shift him a lot, especially when he doesn't have faith in whichever winger he feels is having an off night.

Here's a recap of the Hawks' 4-3 loss at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas:

The Blackhawks are so desperate for a win they're willing to try anything.

Or the same thing.

For the second straight night, the Hawks gave up a couple of quick first-period goals, then tied the game in the second period to set up a deciding third period.

The plan didn't work against the Ducks on Wednesday and it didn't work Thursday against the Knights, who scored twice in 12 seconds during the third period to wipe out a short-lived Hawks lead and capture a 4-3 victory at T-Mobile Arena.

Hawks goalie Corey Crawford was pulled for an extra attacker with 2 minutes, 3 seconds remaining, but they couldn't get the equalizer.

It was the Hawks' sixth consecutive loss and 17th in their last 20 games.

Artem Anisimov gave the Hawks their first lead during a game since Nov. 18 at the 12:46 mark of the third when he stole the puck near the Knights' blue line and beat goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on a backhander.

But Jonathan Marchessault tied it 41 seconds later, and 12 seconds after that Alex Tuch scored on a rebound following a Brent Seabrook turnover in the Hawks' zone.

The Knights went up 1-0 on a power-play goal 88 seconds into the game. Reilly Smith sneaked in behind Seabrook, picked up a rebound and swung it around Corey Crawford.

Deryk Engelland made it 2-0 on a shot from just inside the blue line that beat Crawford, who appeared to be screened by Jonathan Toews.

Toews got the Hawks into the scoring column four minutes into the second period when he grabbed the puck off the back boards and banked it off Fleury.

A little over 12 minutes later, Dylan Strome tied the game with a shot from a tough angle that surprised Fleury. It was Strome's third goal in six games with the Hawks.

The Knights thought they had the go-ahead goal late in the second, but it was waved off because of goaltender interference when Andreas Martinsen was shoved into Crawford by Tomas Nosek.

There was discussion among the officiating crew, and when the referee announced that the puck crossed the goal line before the net came off the moorings, the crowd erupted and the arena went into full celebration mode.

But the ref wasn't done, and when the crowd quieted down he also announced the interference call that resulted in no goal.

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