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Chicago Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell (29) celebrates with Jonathan Toews (19) after scoring his goal as St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko (91) reacts during the third period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Blackhawks won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Chicago Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell (29) celebrates with Jonathan Toews (19) after scoring his goal as St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko (91) reacts during the third period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Blackhawks won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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