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Blackhawks clinch division with SO win over Wings

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CHICAGO (Associated Press) -

Brandon Saad scored in the fifth round of the shootout after Jonathan Toews tied the game late in regulation, and the Chicago Blackhawks clinched the Central Division title with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.

With St. Louis losing to Columbus earlier Friday, the Blackhawks wrapped up the Central race for the first time since 2010 when they won the Stanley Cup.

Chicago also increased its lead over Anaheim for the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs to six points.

The shootout was tied 1-1 when Saad beat Jimmy Howard with a backhand shot. Corey Crawford then stopped Johan Franzen, sealing the win and giving the Blackhawks a 4-game season sweep over Detroit.

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