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Reuters Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad runs into Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom during the third period Monday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Blackhawks rough up Wild, 5-1


By Jess Myers, Reuters

SAINT PAUL — On Saturday, the Minnesota Wild went to Chicago and handed the Blackhawks their first home loss of the season. A mere 48 hours later, the Blackhawks returned the favor, winning 5-1 in Minnesota on Monday.

Patrick Sharp, Sheldon Brookbank, Nick Leddy, Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad scored for Chicago, and Corey Crawford made 29 saves as the Blackhawks (7-2-3) snapped a two-game winless streak.

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