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Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews, left, and Patrick Kane, right, celebrate Toews's goal in front of St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller during the first period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series game Monday, April 21, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews, left, and Patrick Kane, right, celebrate Toews's goal in front of St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller during the first period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series game Monday, April 21, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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