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The Chicago Blackhawks’ Bryan Bickell (29) skates past Zach Parise (11) of the Minnesota Wild during the first period of game 1 of their NHL second round Stanley Cup playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Friday night. USA Today Sports photo

Game 1 in Chicago


Bryan Bickell scored in the first period and Marian Hossa lit the lamp in the second to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-0 lead over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.

At press time, the Blackhawks led 2-0 in the third period of Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series.

Game 2 of the series is Sunday at 2 p.m. on KVLY.

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