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Blackhawks cool off Ducks with 4-2 victory

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By MATT CARLSON
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) - Marian Hossa scored two goals, and Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell also tallied to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past Anaheim 4-2 on Friday night to end the Ducks' eight-game winning streak and hand them only their second loss in the past 20 games.

Corey Crawford made 19 saves to help the Blackhawks end a five-game losing streak against Anaheim - including three straight in Chicago - and beat the Ducks for the first time since December 2011.

With Chicago cruising 3-0, Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf scored on a wrist shot to cap an odd-man break with 6:13 left in the third to end Crawford's shutout bid.

Then Kyle Palmieri connected on a 40-foot shot 53 seconds later to make it close before Hossa scored into an empty net with 7.6 seconds left.

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