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Duncan Keith leads scoring binge as Blackhawks race past Bruins

BOSTON (Reuters) - Duncan Keith scored twice as the Chicago Blackhawks piled on five unanswered goals to overturn a two-goal deficit in their 5-2 win over the Boston Bruins 5-2 on Thursday.

Boston (22-14-7) looked set for an upset after Blake Wheeler and Miroslav Satan both netted in the first period before Chicago seized control of the game.

The Western Conference-leading Blackhawks (31-10-3) were back on level terms by the end of the opening period after Keith converted a slap shot and Tomas Kopecky also scored.

They led 4-2 after the second period when Andrew Ladd and Keith scored again then added a fifth from Patrick Kane in the final period after Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas was pulled.

(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by Julian Linden)