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Blackhawks' Niemi gets start vs. Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Antti Niemi is slated to start in goal against the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night as the Chicago Blackhawks try to break a three-game losing skid.

Niemi was in goal for the Hawks' 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, which dropped his record to 20-7-3. It will mark the second time this season he will play in back-to-back games.

The Hawks are 13-1-3 this season in the second contest of back-to-back games.

Jesse Rogers covers the Blackhawks for ESPNChicago.com.