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NHL: Huet helps Chicago beat Columbus 3-1

AP , CHICAGO

Minnesota Wild left wing Benoit Pouliot is checked into the glass by Anaheim Ducks center Brendan Morrison during their game in Anaheim, California, on Sunday.

PHOTO: AP

Cristobal Huet made 31 saves and Martin Havlat scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to their fourth straight victory with a 3-1 over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.

Havlat ripped a shot from the left circle past rookie goalie Steve Mason at 9:36 of the third. Patrick Sharp scored in the final second of the second period and Brent Seabrook added an emtpy-net goal.

DUCKS 4, WILD 2

At Ahaheim, California, Brendan Morrison scored the go-ahead goal for the Ducks in the second period, Chris Kunitz set up first-period goals by Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, and Bobby Ryan also scored for Anaheim.

The loss was the the first time in the Wild have had a five-game losing streak with all five games being decided in regulation. Eric Belanger had a goal and an assist for Minnesota, and Marc-Andre Bergeron scored on the power play.

In Sunday’s other game, it was:

• Canucks 5, Panthers 3

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