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|Emery Makes 24 Saves, Lifts Blackhawks Over Ducks
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Ray Emery stopped 24 shots, and Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa each had a goal and an assist for the Chicago Blackhawks, who beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.
Jamal Mayers and Dave Bolland also scored for Chicago, which moved into a first-place tie with Minnesota in the Western Conference. The Blackhawks, 6-0-1 in their last seven, and the Wild both have 44 points.
Emery lost a bid for his first shutout in nearly two years when Teemu Selanne scored with 1:47 left in the third period.
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