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|Blues Surprise Blackhawks in Chicago
|CHICAGO (AP) -- David Backes scored twice during a three-goal second period, Chris Mason made 32 saves, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Wednesday night.
St. Louis scored three times in the final 8:26 of the second _ the second and third goals coming 69 seconds apart _ to spoil Chicago's first game at home since Jan. 14 following a two-week, eight-game road trip.
Jay McClement also had a goal for the Blues. Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa scored for Chicago.
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