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NHL: Detroit 4, Chicago 1

May 18, 2013 at 4:01 PM

CHICAGO, May 18 (UPI) -- Brendan Smith netted the go-ahead goal in the second period Saturday and the Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago 4-1 to even their Stanley Cup semifinal series 1-1.

Henrik Zetterberg assisted on Smith's score early in the middle frame and helped out on a third-period tally by Valtteri Filppula for the Red Wings.

Damien Brunner and Johan Franzen scored for seventh-seeded Detroit, which returns home to host Games 3 and 4 in the forged a 1-1 tie in the Western Conference semifinals.

Jimmy Howard turned aside 19-of-20 shots in the victory.

Patrick Kane got the only goal for top-seeded Chicago. Corey Crawford made 13 saves for the Blackhawks.

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