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Blackhawks secure Presidents' Trophy for 1st time in 22 years with win over Oilers

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    Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews (19) and Brandon Saad celebrate a goal on the Edmonton Oilers during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, April 24, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson) (The Associated Press)

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    Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews is stopped by Edmonton Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, April 24, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson) (The Associated Press)

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    Chicago Blackhawks' Michal Rozsival, left, battles for the puck with Edmonton Oilers' Sam Gagner during the second period of their NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, April 24, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson) (The Associated Press)

Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks secured the Presidents' Trophy for the first time in 22 years with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.

The Blackhawks (35-6-5) held off the Eastern Conference-leading Pittsburgh Penguins for the top regular-season record in the NHL.

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Johnny Oduya also scored for the Blackhawks, who have gone 10-1-2 in their last 13 games and clinched the league's best record for the first time since 1991.

Nail Yakupov scored for the Oilers (17-22-7), who lost for the ninth time in 10 games and are headed toward another high draft pick.

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