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Chicago Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw left, Viktor Stalberg and Bryan Bickell (29) celebrate Bickell's game winning goal against the Minnesota Wild in overtime of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 2-1.

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Ray Alcala Jr. of Lockport, carries his homemade Stanley Cup up the escalator. He made the trophy out of kitchen pots and dog dishes during the 2010 season.

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Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw and Minnesota Wild left wing Torrey Mitchell fight for control of the soaring puck as Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook watches.

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Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker collides with Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford .

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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson gets knocked off his skates.

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Fans stand and cheer during the National Anthem.

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Fans watch action in the corner.

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Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane takes a shot on Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding . Harding stopped the shot in the second period.

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Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad is surrounded by Minnestoa players.

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Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa scores.

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Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa is mobbed by teammates after his second-period goal.

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Minnesota Wild's Pierre-Marc Bouchard, left, and Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane (88) race for the puck during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago.

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Minnesota Wild's Mikko Koivu (9) tries to control the puck as Chicago Blackhawks' Michael Frolik (67) crashes over the boards during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp (10) congratulates Marian Hossa (81) after Hossa's goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Marcus Kruger (16) backhands a shot as Minnesota Wild's Ryan Suter defends during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Brent Seabrook checks the Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker (16) as he handles the puck during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago.

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Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker (16) collides with Chicago Blackhawks' Corey Crawford during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell slips the puck under the knee of Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding in overtime for the win Tuesday in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round playoff series at the United Center in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell turns to teammate Chicago Blackhawks left wing Viktor Stalberg after scoring the winning goal Tuesday in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round playoff series at the United Center in Chicago.

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Fans celebrate behind the glass as the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Bryan Bickell's game winner in overtime against the Minnesota Wild Tuesday in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round playoff series at the United Center in Chicago.

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The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate the game winner by Bryan Bickell Tuesday in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round playoff series at the United Center in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Viktor Stalberg (25) celebrates with Bryan Bickell after Bickell's game-winning goal in overtime, as Minnesota Wild's Jonas Brodin (25) skates by in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 2-1.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell (29) crashes into the boards while celebrating his game-winning goal against the Minnesota Wild during overtime in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Chicago. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 2-1.

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Blackhawks stand on the blue line during the National Anthem.

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Gallery updated: 4/30/2013 11:01 PM

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The Chicago Blackhawks opened the playoffs at home with a 2-1 overtime win on Tuesday against the Minnesota Wild. Bryan Bickell scored the game winner.
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