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STOCKHOLM (AP) -Keith Tkachuk had two power-play goals and an assist and the St. Louis Blues overcame a two-goal deficit for the second straight night, beating the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 on Saturday to sweep the two-game series.

St. Louis trailed 2-0 early, then again 3-2 in the second period before scoring two goals 13 seconds apart to take a 4-3 lead and silence the pro-Red Wings crowd.

The Blues won the opener 4-3 on Friday night before another capacity crowd at the Ericsson Globe Arena in the Swedish capital.

Andy McDonald, Brad Boyes and Patrik Berglund also scored for St. Louis.

Tomas Holmstrom and Niklas Kronwall, two of the Red Wings' eight Swedes, and Daniel Cleary scored for Detroit.

HELSINKI (AP) - Antti Niemi made 23 saves in front of his home crowd for his first NHL shutout, helping Chicago beat Florida.

Brian Campbell, Patrick Sharp and Dustin Byfuglien had power-play goals and Patrick Kane also scored for Chicago, coming off a shootout loss to Florida on Friday.

DENVER (AP) - Craig Anderson stopped 35 shots for his seventh career shutout, and Paul Stastny and Wojtek Wolski had a goal and assist each for Colorado.

Darcy Tucker also scored to help the Avalanche improve to 2-0.

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