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Wild Double Up Blackhawks

Marcus Johansson scored two goals late in the third period, and the short-handed Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Monday.


Matt Boldy and Gustav Nyquist also scored for Minnesota in its second consecutive win. Filip Gustavsson made 39 saves in his second straight start.


Johansson’s 18th goal - a wrist shot on a 2-on-1 with 6 minutes left - tied it at 2. It was the Wild’s 14th short-handed goal of the season, breaking the franchise record.


Johansson then put Minnesota in front when he got a nice pass from Boldy and beat Alex Stalock on the glove side with 3:13 left.


Nyquist closed it out with an empty-netter with 1:01 remaining.


Marcus Foligno's fight with Blackhawks defenseman Andreas Englund with 7:40 left sparked Minnesota's comeback. Foligno held Englund's helmet in the air when the skirmish was over.


Anders Bjork and Joey Anderson scored for Chicago in its 11th loss in 12 games. The Blackhawks (25-49-6) are in the mix with Columbus, Anaheim and San Jose for the worst record in the NHL this season.


The Blackhawks tied it when Anderson jumped on a loose puck in front of Gustavsson with 1:49 left in the first. It was Anderson's fourth goal in 22 games since he was acquired in a trade with Toronto in February.


Bjork then put Chicago in front with his first goal of the season 2:23 into the second. Buddy Robinson's shot was stopped by Gustavsson, but the rebound went right to Bjork and the winger got just enough of the puck to score, despite largely whiffing on the shot.


Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews skated for 18 1/2 minutes in what could be one of his last home games with his only NHL team. The three-time Stanley Cup champion received a loud ovation when he was introduced with the starting lineup.


The Blackhawks are at the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.

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