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National Hockey League Playoff Game Capsules

St. Paul, MN ( - Patrick Kane scored the game's lone goal and Corey Crawford turned aside all 30 shots he faced to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild for a 3-0 series stranglehold in the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday. Kane scored for the fourth straight game and Crawford notched his fourth career postseason shutout for the Blackhawks, who won their first Game 3 on the road since May 5, 2010 against Vancouver, ending a seven-game skid. Devan Dubnyk's solid 21-save effort was not enough for the Wild, who had a string of five consecutive Game 3 wins come to an end. Chicago will look to complete the series sweep Thursday at Xcel Energy Center.

Final Score: Calgary 4 Anaheim 3 (OT)

Calgary, AB ( - Mikael Backlund scored 4:24 into overtime as the Calgary Flames grabbed a 4-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series. With a delayed penalty call on Anaheim, the Flames got Karri Ramo out of the net for an extra attacker and controlled the puck in the Anaheim end. Backlund received a pass from Dennis Wideman at the right point and slid over to the high slot where his big slap shot found its way through a maze of bodies for the victory. Johnny Gaudreau tied the game late in regulation while Joe Colborne and Brandon Bollig also scored for the Flames, who still trail the best-of-seven series, 2-1. Ramo finished with 18 stops. Corey Perry, Patrick Maroon and Matt Beleskey all scored for the Ducks, who got 17 saves from Frederik Andersen in the loss, Anaheim's first of the playoffs. Game 4 is set for Friday night in Calgary.