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Western Conference Quarterfinals: Game 4 vs. Minnesota

by Mackenzie McCluer / Chicago Blackhawks
Corey Crawford made 25 saves and Patrick Sharp scored twice during the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on May 7, 2013. Now only one win stands between the Blackhawks, who hold a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, and the next round in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Niklas Hjalmarsson warms up on the ice before the start of Game 4 on May 7, 2013, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/Chicago Blackhawks)

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Patrick Kane makes a break for the Minnesota goal with Cal Clutterbuck of the Wild in hot pursuit. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/Chicago Blackhawks)

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Minnesota's Charlie Coyle tumbles onto Duncan Keith and Corey Crawford in front of the Blackhawks net. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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Jonathan Toews has a word with assistant coach Mike Kitchen during a break in the action. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/Chicago Blackhawks)

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Patrick Sharp watches as one of his shots flies past Minnesota netminder Josh Harding for a goal. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Patrick Sharp celebrates after making one of his two goals on May 7. Sharp (4G, 1A) is tied with Patrick Kane (5A) for the team lead in points this post-season. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/Chicago Blackhawks)

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Niklas Hjalmarsson keeps an eye on the action between shifts. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/Chicago Blackhawks)

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Brandon Saad looks to pass the puck up the ice. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/Chicago Blackhawks)

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Johnny Oduya collides with Charlie Coyle behind the net. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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Duncan Keith waits to take the ice. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/Chicago Blackhawks)

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Rookie goaltender Darcy Kuemper of the Wild lets a shot from Bryan Bickell fly over his shoulder in the third period. Kuemper replaced Josh Harding at the start of the second period after Harding appeared to suffer a lower-body injury. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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Bryan Bickell celebrates after scoring on Minnesota's Darcy Kuemper in the third period. Click here to watch the goal. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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Bryan Bickell congratulates Corey Crawford on blanking Minnesota. The shutout marked Crawford's first of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the second of his post-season career. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images)

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