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Bolland, Crawford Lead Blackhawks Past Wild, 3-1

(Sports Network) - Dave Bolland collected three assists and Corey Crawford turned away 33 shots in Chicago's 3-1 victory over Minnesota at the United Center.

"I felt good from the start and our guys played great tonight," Crawford said.

Brian Campbell and Troy Brouwer both scored power-play goals for the Blackhawks, who returned to the Windy City off a 2-2-2 road trip.

Matt Cullen netted a power-play goal and Jose Theodore made 34 saves for the Wild, who had their three-game win streak snapped Tuesday by Vancouver.

Campbell staked Chicago to a 1-0 lead, unloading a slap shot from the high slot at the 12:59 mark of the first period.

Cullen pumped home the equalizer at 6:59 of the third period, but the Blackhawks responded 34 seconds later. Brouwer held the puck below the right circle and sent a pass that deflected in off the stick of Minnesota defenseman Greg Zanon.

"It was an unlucky bounce for us," Wild forward Martin Havlat said.

Jake Dowell's empty-netter sealed the win with 59 seconds remaining.

Game Notes

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville missed Wednesday's game after being admitted to a Chicago-area hospital in the morning with an undisclosed medical condition...Chicago's Marian Hossa had two assists...Brouwer notched his 100th NHL point...Havlat played in his 600th career game.

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.