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Red Wings beat Blackhawks 5-4 in shootout

Red Wings center Darren Helm celebrates scoring a goal against Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford in a shootout. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Red Wings center Darren Helm celebrates scoring a goal against Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford in a shootout. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Red Wings center Darren Helm celebrates scoring a goal against Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford in a shootout. (Paul Sancya/AP) Gallery: Red Wings beat Blackhawks 5-4 in shootout

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 5-4 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.

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