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  • Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad (20) checks St. Louis Blues' Alex Pietrangelo (27) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

    Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad (20) checks St. Louis Blues' Alex Pietrangelo (27) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad (20) checks St. Louis Blues' Alex Pietrangelo (27) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

    Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad (20) checks St. Louis Blues' Alex Pietrangelo (27) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland (36) gets the puck past St. Louis Blues' Roman Polak (46), of the Czech Republic, in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

    Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland (36) gets the puck past St. Louis Blues' Roman Polak (46), of the Czech Republic, in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland (36) gets the puck past St. Louis Blues' Roman Polak (46), of the Czech Republic, in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

    Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland (36) gets the puck past St. Louis Blues' Roman Polak (46), of the Czech Republic, in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

  • Chicago Blackhawks center Michal Handzus (26) pins St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) against the boards during the third period of their NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

    Chicago Blackhawks center Michal Handzus (26) pins St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) against the boards during the third period of their NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad (20) checks St. Louis Blues' Alex Pietrangelo (27) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
  • Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad (20) checks St. Louis Blues' Alex Pietrangelo (27) in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
  • Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland (36) gets the puck past St. Louis Blues' Roman Polak (46), of the Czech Republic, in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
  • Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland (36) gets the puck past St. Louis Blues' Roman Polak (46), of the Czech Republic, in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
  • Chicago Blackhawks center Michal Handzus (26) pins St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) against the boards during the third period of their NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 14, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

St. Louis — Corey Crawford stopped 30 shots and the Chicago Blackhawks got goals from Bryan Bickell and Marian Hossa for a 2-0 win over St. Louis yesterday, ending Blues goalie Brian Elliott’s shutout streak at three games.

The Blackhawks lead the NHL with 68 points, and have won five in a row. They’re 3-1 against the Blues, all with Crawford in net.

The Blues rarely tested Crawford until the third period and lost their second straight in front of a standing room crowd of 19,385 that had a healthy contingent of Blackhawks fans. St. Louis has seven games remaining, all but one at home.

Sabres 3, Lightning 1

Buffalo, n.y. — Jhonas Enroth stopped 32 shots in helping Buffalo keep up its late-season playoff push.

Tyler Ennis, with his first goal in 12 games, Jochen Hecht and Kevin Porter scored for Buffalo (18-19-6), which took over sole possession of 10th place in the Eastern Conference — four points behind the eighth-place New York Rangers.

Red Wings 3, Predators 0

Nashville, Tenn. — Henrik Zetterberg scored in the second period, and Detroit beat Nashville.

The Red Wings got their first win in four games, the last two shootout losses, and moved into sole possession of eighth in the Western Conference two points ahead of Dallas and Columbus.

NBA Roundup

Heat 105, Bulls 93

MIAMI — LeBron James scored 24 points, Dwyane Wade added 22 and Miami set a franchise record for home wins in a season.

Mario Chalmers and Chris Andersen each scored 15 for Miami, which improved to 36-4 at home — topping the 35-6 mark by the 2004-05 Heat.

Nuggets 118, Trail Blazers 109

Denver — Andre Iguodala scored 28 points and Denver beat short-handed Portland to set an NBA franchise record with its 55th win.

Rookie Evan Fournier added 24 points for the Nuggets, who also extended their franchise-best winning streak at home to 22 straight to move a game ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis for the third seed in the West.

Knicks 90, Pacers 80

New York — Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and New York clinched the No. 2 seed in the East with a victory over Indiana — the Knicks’ 15th win in the last 16 games.

Raptors 93, Nets 87

Toronto — DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points, Rudy Gay had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Toronto never trailed in beating Brooklyn for its third straight victory.

Rockets 121, Kings 100

Houston — James Harden had 29 points and nine assists, Omer Asik had 10 points and 12 rebounds and Houston cruised to a win over Sacramento in its regular-season home finale.

Mavericks 107, Hornets 89

New Orleans — Shawn Marion had 21 points on 10-of-16 shooting and Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 to lead Dallas past New Orleans.

Sixers 91, Cavaliers 77

Philadelphia — Dorell Wright scored 15 points and Thaddeus Young had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead Philadelphia over Cleveland.

Spencer Hawes and Jrue Holiday each added 14 points for the 76ers, who raced to a 19-point lead in the first half and sent the Cavaliers to their fourth straight loss.

Tristan Thompson had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Cavaliers. Kevin Jones had 11 points and 10 rebounds, while All-Star guard Kyrie Irving had only four points in 18 minutes.

The Sixers finished 23-18 at home and are 33-47 overall a year after winning 35 games and a round in the playoffs during the lockout-shortened season.