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Hawks blow 2-0 lead, lose to Red Wings in shootout

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By LARRY LAGE
AP Hockey Writer


   DETROIT (AP) -- Darren Helm scored on Detroit's sixth attempt in the shootout and Jonas Gustavsson stopped Andrew Shaw's shot, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.
 
   The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks faced Detroit for the first time since beating them in overtime in Game 7 of their second-round series last year to complete a comeback from a 3-1 deficit.
 
   Chicago captain Jonathan Toews scored on his team's first attempt in the shootout and Patrick Sharp scored on the second before Patrick Kane was stopped with a chance to win the game.
 
   Gustavsson, playing for the injured Jimmy Howard, made 31 saves in his first game in nearly a month.
 
   Corey Crawford gave up four goals on the first 17 shots he faced and finished with 27 saves for the Blackhawks.

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