Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from each contest. Today, he'll look back at a 5-2 loss in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Chicago Blackhawks:
In a seven-game series, the adage is, “The series doesn’t start until the home team loses.” Well, the Blackhawks did its part tonight by protecting its home-ice advantage...Read more.
If there were a checklist in the Chicago Blackhawks' dressing room on Friday night, they probably crossed off all of the items on it by the time they went home.
Patrick Sharp and Michael Frolik each scored twice and Corey Crawford played well in goal again as the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 at United Center in Game 2 of their Western Conference Quarterfinal series... Read more