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CHICAGO - Marian Hossa broke a tie with a 5-on-3 power-play goal midway through the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Wednesday night in exhibition play.

Hossa, appearing in his first pre-season game, beat goalie Ty Conklin from the top of the right circle after taking drop pass from Patrick Kane.

Kane, Brent Seabrook and rookie Ben Smith also scored for Chicago (2-2-1). Duncan Keith had three assists.

Fabian Brunnstrom had two goals for Detroit (2-3-0) and Drew Miller also scored.

Kane appeared in his first game since undergoing left wrist surgery in July. Coach Joel Quenneville played the star forward at centre on a line with Hossa, who was on right wing, and left winger Andrew Brunette. Kane has skated almost exclusively as a right-winger in his four NHL seasons.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) ? Evander Kane scored twice in the third period, Chris Mason made 17 saves, and Blake Wheeler also had a third-period goal for Winnipeg (3-3).

Tim Brent scored in the second period for Carolina (1-3).

Kane tied it with a power-play goal at with 9:15 left, Wheeler gave the Jets the lead with 8:11 remaining, and Kane added an empty-net goal in the final minute.

Brian Boucher made 35 saves for Carolina.

DENVER (AP) ??? Anze Kopitar scored three goals and Jonathan Quick stopped 27 shots for Los Angeles.

Slava Voynov and former Avalanche player Brad Richardson also scored in the second period for Los Angeles (2-1-2), and Justin Williams added a goal.

Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov, an off-season acquisition from Washington, allowed four goals on 14 shots in the second period. The Avalanche dropped to 1-3-0.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) ??? Defenceman Shea Weber had a goal and an assist for Nashville.

Colin Wilson, Matt Halischuk and Cal O'Reilly also scored for Nashville The Predators have won four straight to improve to 5-1 in the pre-season. Mathieu Perreault scored for Washington (1-3-1).

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