Kane scores 3 times as Blackhawks beat Wild 5-3

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CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Kane scored three goals for his first hat trick of the season, and the Chicago Blackhawks stopped a four-game slide by holding off the Minnesota Wild 5-3.

Brandon Saad and David Kampf also scored for Chicago, which was coming off a heartbreaking loss at St. Louis.

The last-place Blackhawks had dropped seven of nine overall.

Kevin Fiala scored twice for Minnesota in the opener of a three-game trip.

Eric Staal also scored, and Ryan Suter had three assists.

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