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Minnesota at Chicago

    Chicago ups its preseason mark to 5-0 with 5-2 victory

    CBS SportsLine.com wire reports
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    CHICAGO -- Rookie Dave Bolland scored two power-play goals and the Chicago Blackhawks remained unbeaten in the preseason with a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night.

    Jeff Hamilton, Michael Blunden and Craig MacDonald also connected for Chicago (5-0), which scored three power-play goals for the third straight game.

    Kurtis Foster and Pavol Demitra had power-play goals for Minnesota (2-1). Marian Gaborik assisted on both.

    Nikolai Khabibulin played the full game and stopped 25 shots.

    Minnesota's Manny Fernandez made 39 saves.

    Hamilton's power-play goal opened the scoring 3:31 into the first period. He connected from the slot after taking a cross-ice feed from Patrick Sharp. Blunden made it 2-0 with 6:29 left in the first, beating Fernandez from the left circle following a Minnesota turnover.

    Foster cut the deficit to 2-1 with 23 seconds remaining in the period. He was set up by Gaborik's cross-ice, one-touch pass.

    MacDonald made it 3-1 at 6:01 of the second when his shot from the right circle deflected in off the stick of Minnesota's defenseman Brent Burns.

    Bolland deflected in a five-on-three power-play goal at 9:18 to extend Chicago's lead to 4-1.

    Demitra's power-play tip-in with 5:24 left in the second cut it to 4-2.

    Bolland completed the scoring with a goalmouth tip-in with 4:11 left in the third.

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    Scoreboard
    Minnesota1102
    Chicago «2215
    Scoring Summary
    1ST PERIOD
    3:31Power Play - Jeff Hamilton - Assists: Patrick Sharp and Brandon Bochenski
    13:31Michael Blunden
    19:36Power Play - Kurtis Foster - Assists: Marian Gaborik and Roman Voloshenko
    2ND PERIOD
    6:01Craig MacDonald - Assist: Adam Burish
    9:18Power Play - Dave Bolland - Assists: Radim Vrbata and Duncan Keith
    14:36Power Play - Pavol Demitra - Assists: Kurtis Foster and Marian Gaborik
    3RD PERIOD
    15:49Power Play - Dave Bolland - Assists: Radim Vrbata and Jim Vandermeer
    Penalty Summary
    1ST PERIOD
    2:03Pavol Demitra: tripping - minor
    5:02Erik Reitz: cross-checking - minor
    7:53Keith Carney: interference - minor
    13:32Derek Boogaard: fighting - major
    13:32Reed Low: fighting - major
    13:49Mark Parrish: tripping - minor
    17:27Erik Reitz: fighting - major
    17:27Colin Fraser: fighting - major
    18:58Michael Blunden: slashing - minor
    19:36Danny Richmond: throwing stick - minor
    2ND PERIOD
    1:56Dustin Byfuglien: hooking - minor
    7:34Derek Boogaard: tripping - minor
    8:54Kurtis Foster: slashing - minor
    14:17Colin Fraser: hooking - minor
    14:51Wes Walz: fighting - major
    14:51Michael Blunden: game misconduct - misconduct
    14:51Adam Burish: fighting - major
    14:51Michael Blunden: boarding major - major
    15:19Matt Keith: slashing - minor
    3RD PERIOD
    3:34Peter Olvecky: tripping - minor
    7:11Brent Seabrook: holding - minor
    12:41Martin Skoula: interference - minor
    12:41Adam Burish: diving - minor
    15:32Mikko Koivu: hooking - minor
    SHOTS ON GOALS
     123OTT
    Minnesota6912 27
    Chicago22148 44
    GAME INFORMATION
    Attendance - 8134
    Game Time - 60:00
    Referees - Dan O'Halloran, Francois St-Laurent
    Line Judges - Steve Barton, Pat Dapuzzo
     
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