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Helm's shot and Gustavsson's stop in shootout lifts Red Wings to 5-4 win over Blackhawks

  • Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews, left, and Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40), of Sweden, eye the puck on a face off in the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

  • Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, second from left, stops a Detroit Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader's (8) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

  • Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad (20) loses the puck to Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith (2) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

  • Detroit Red Wings wing Patrick Eaves celebrates a goal against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford in the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

  • Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) scores a goal against Detroit Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson, of Sweden, in the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Associated Press

Darren Helm scored on Detroit's sixth attempt in the shootout and Jonas Gustavsson stopped Andrew Shaw's shot, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.

The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks faced Detroit for the first time since beating them in overtime in Game 7 of their second-round series last year to complete a comeback from a 3-1 deficit.

Chicago captain Jonathan Toews scored on his team's first attempt in the shootout and Patrick Sharp scored on the second before Patrick Kane was stopped with a chance to win the game.

Gustavsson, playing for the injured Jimmy Howard, made 31 saves in his first game in nearly a month.

Corey Crawford gave up four goals on the first 17 shots he faced and finished with 27 saves for the Blackhawks.