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NHL: Chicago ends Red Wings' nine-game winning streak

AP , CHICAGO

NHL rookie scoring leader Patrick Kane had a power-play goal and an assist to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit 3-2 on Sunday, ending the Red Wings' record-tying winning streak at nine games.

Yanic Perreault and rookie Jonathan Toews also scored, and Jason Williams and Robert Lang each had two assists for the Blackhawks in their third straight victory and third of the season over Detroit.

Jiri Hudler and Nicklas Lidstrom scored for the Red Wings, 13-3-1 overall. Anaheim is the only other team to have beaten Detroit so far.

The Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg, the NHL's leading scorer, had an assist to run his season-opening points streak to 17 games.

Chicago's Nikolai Khabibulin made 30 saves.

Avalanche 4, Wild 2

At Denver, Paul Stastny had two goals and an assist for Colorado, 7-1-1 over its last nine games and 9-1 overall at home.

Peter Budaj stopped 25 shots,and Ryan Smyth had a goal and an assist.

The Wild pulled Niklas Backstrom with 29.3 seconds remaining, and Wojtek Wolski sealed the game for Colorado on an empty-net goal.

Eric Belanger and Bouchard had power-play goals for the Wild in the second period. Minnesota has seven power-play goals in its last three games.

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