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Canucks ready for playoff rematch with Blackhawks

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The Vancouver Canucks got what they wanted - a chance to pay back the Chicago Blackhawks.

The postseason rematch was set Monday night when the second-seeded Blackhawks eliminated the Nashville Predators. Now Chicago will try to send the Canucks into summer vacation for the second straight year.

The Blackhawks took care of Vancouver in six games when the clubs met in the 2009 Western Conference semifinals - the same round as this year's matchup.

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