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Vermette called for interference. Wild with the game's first power play. Wild scored a power-play goal in each of the first two games.

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Dubnyk with a huge save on Toews, who can only shake his head after the goalie stole the puck with a left-pad save.

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The Blackhawks have attempted two shots through the first 5:10. One shot was blocked, the other was wide of net.

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Blackhawks starters: Saad-Toews-Hossa, Keith-Rozsival & Crawford; Wild starters: Niederreiter-Koivu-Zucker, Suter-Brodin & Dubnyk.

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Blackhawks warmup lines: Saad-Toews-Hossa, Bickell-Richards-Kane, Sharp-Vermette-Teravainen, Desjardins-Kruger-Shaw.