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Blackhawks rally past Red Wings in third

DETROIT (AP) -- Dustin Byfuglien scored on a penalty shot with

28 seconds left, breaking a tie and lifting the Chicago

Blackhawks to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.

Niklas Hjalmarsson netted his first NHL goal, and Ben Eager and

Andrew Ladd also scored for Chicago. Brian Campbell chipped in

with two assists and Cristobal Huet stopped 21 shots.

Valtteri Filppula and Henrik Zetterberg scored for Detroit. Ty

Conklin made 22 saves.

Byfuglien was hooked by Niklas Kronwall on a partial breakaway

and was awarded the penalty shot. He beat Conklin with a high

shot for his 15th goal.

Ladd added an empty-net goal with 10 seconds remaining.

The teams will conclude the regular season with a rematch in

Chicago on Sunday.

Eager tied it at 2 with 11:07 left with his 11th goal, beating

Conklin with a shot from the high slot.

Zetterberg gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead with 1:02 remaining in

the second period. He slapped in a rebound for his 31st goal.

Chicago scored just 16 seconds into the game as Hjalmarsson beat

Conklin with a slap shot from just inside the blue line.

Filppula's power-play goal with 9:01 left in the first period

tied it for Detroit. He put in Jiri Hudler's back pass across

the crease, from the bottom of the right circle, for his 12th




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