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USA TODAY Sports Minnesota left wing Erik Haula, right, and Chicago right wing Ben Smith fight for the puck during the second period of Game 1 of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Friday at the United Center in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 5-2. See Page B4.

Blackhawks rough up Wild in Game 1


Blackhawks 5, Wild 2: Patrick Kane scored the go-ahead goal and an insurance tally in the third period as host Chicago drew first blood in its Western Conference second-round series.

Bryan Bickell also tallied twice and Marian Hossa added a goal and two assists for the reigning Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks, who host Game 2 on Sunday afternoon. Patrick Sharp and defenseman Brent Seabrook each set up a pair of tallies and Corey Crawford turned aside 30 shots.

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