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Game 1 in Chicago

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

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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