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Red Wings beat Blackhawks in shootout

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CHICAGO (AP) - Tomas Tartar scored in regulation and in the shootout, leading Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. 

Gustav Nyquist also scored in the tiebreaker for Detroit, which won for just the third time in 11 shootouts this season. Darren Helm had a goal and an assist, and Howard made 32 saves through overtime. Jonathan Toews gave Chicago the lead with a goal in the first round of the shootout, but Patrick Kane's backhander went off the crossbar, and Patrick Sharp was stopped by Howard on the final attempt. Brandon Saad and Kris Versteeg scored in regulation for Chicago, and Corey Crawford had 26 saves. 

The Blackhawks dropped to 2-0-3 on their season-high, eight-game homestand.

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