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Red Wings Fall To Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Sunday night. The Blackhawks swept the home-and-home series, the first game was played Wednesday night in Detroit.

Patrick Kane got things going quickly as he scored his 38th goal of the season on the first shot of the game.

The Hawks chased Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek after only six minutes. Mrazek allowed two goals on five shots, and was replaced by Jimmy Howard.

Gustav Nyquist got one back and was able to score in the first period to bring the game within one goal.

A scoreless second period led to a pivotal third period, and the Blackhawks prevailed, getting two goals past Howard, and taking a commanding lead.

Corey Crawford finished the game with 33 saves for Chicago, and the Blackhawks scored on two of their three powerplays.

Howard finished with 19 saves.

The Red Wings will travel to Columbus on Tuesday to take on the Blue Jackets at 7:00 p.m.