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Cullen scores early and late in shootout to help Wild win 3-2, hand Blackhawks 1st loss

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    Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) makes a save against Minnesota Wild right wing Devin Setoguchi (10) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross)The Associated Press

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    Minnesota Wild right wing Cal Clutterbuck (22) attempts to score on Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) as Blackhawks center Patrick Sharp (10) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross)The Associated Press

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    Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad, right front, celebrates after assisting on a goal by Jonathan Toews, left, against Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding (37) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Genevieve Ross)The Associated Press

Matt Cullen scored 90 seconds into the game and again in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, handing the Blackhawks their first loss in seven games this season.

Cullen's snap shot in the third round slipped between Corey Crawford's legs, and Patrick Sharp then hit the crossbar for Chicago. The Blackhawks and San Jose were the only teams to start 6-0 this year. The Wild improved to 4-1 at home.

Goals by Andrew Shaw and Jonathan Toews early in the first period prompted the Wild to pull goalie Josh Harding for Niklas Backstrom.

Cal Clutterbuck also scored for the Wild, and Backstrom stopped all 28 shots he saw.