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Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (right) clears the puck past Wild left wing Matt Cooke (24) during the second period of game five of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Sunday in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 2-1. (Dennis Wierzbicki / USA TODAY Sports)

NHL playoffs: Blackhawks roar back to beat Wild, take series lead


CHICAGO — And after being held to 22 or fewer shots in the first four games of their Western Conference semifinal series with the Minnesota Wild, the Chicago Blackhawks roared back Sunday with 28 shots in Game 5 en route to a 2-1 win at home.

Blackhawks team captain and center Jonathan Toews’ fifth goal of the playoffs at 4:33 of the third period was the deciding tally, as Chicago snapped a two-game losing streak and took a 3-2 advantage in the best-of-seven series.

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