Corey Crawford made 13 saves after relieving Scott Darling in the first period and Duncan Keith scored the deciding goal with 3:48 left in the third period to give the Blackhawks a 4-3 win against the Predators at the United Center on Saturday to clinch the Western Conference Conference first round series in six games.
Four down, 12 to go for the Hawks.
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**Blackhawks rally past Predators with 4-3 win for series victory (SCH)
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**WLS-7 broadcast gets Blackhawks name slightly wrong (SB NHL)
**Decatur Civic Center is one of two finalists for Kraft Hockeyville (Pro Hockey Talk)
**Flames rally to win Game 6, eliminate Canucks (Matchsticks and Gasoline)
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**Islanders stay alive with Game 6 win against Capitals (Lighthouse Hockey)
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**Panthers' Jaromir Jagr to suit up for Czech Republic at IIHF World Championship (Litter Box Cats)
**Report: Evgeni Malkin invited to play for Russia at Worlds (Pro Hockey Talk)
**Arizona is key for growth of US Hockey (Five For Howling)