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Blackhawks Vs. Red Wings Score Update: Detroit Leads 1-0 After 1st Period

After finally snapping a long losing streak, the Chicago Blackhawks are now trending in the other direction and they've won three games in a row. They hope to keep it rolling against first-place Detroit on Tuesday night, but so far the Red Wings have had the better of it.

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Detroit got on the board quickly with an early power play opportunity -- Valtteri Filppula scored at the 2:22-mark; it was his 17th goal of the season.

The Blackhawks had two power play opportunities in the period and they nearly tied up the game on the second one.

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