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NHL: Chicago 3, Calgary 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Nikolai Khabibulin made 26 saves Thursday in helping Chicago end a five-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over Calgary.

Patrick Sharp had a goal and an assist for the Blackhawks and they also came up with goals from Duncan Keith and Yanic Perreault.

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Calgary's only goal came from Adrian Aucoin. Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 25 shots for the Flames, losers of three out of four.

Neither side could score until 7:14 of the second, when Keith blasted a one-timer from the top of the right circle past Kiprusoff.

Calgary tied with 8:30 remaining in the period, but the Blackhawks took the lead for good thanks to a blast from Sharp.

Perreault added an empty-netter in the game's final seconds.

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