Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-1 in series opener

Updated: May 16, 2013, 3:32 AM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Two role players each came up with a big goal. The stars had a handful of key plays. The goalie made all the stops.

Even gruff coach Joel Quenneville had to like this one.

Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, Corey Crawford made 20 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 in the opener of their second-round playoff series Wednesday night.

"Much better from our prior series," Quenneville said. "I thought what we're talking ...

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