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Game 4: Wild 5-Hole vs Chicago

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild
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Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from each contest. Today, he looks back at a 4-2 win in Game 4 of the Second Round against the Chicago Blackhawks:

In the Game 3 Takeaways, I called this a series of least mistakes. However, tonight the Wild took the action to the Blackhawks, forcing turnovers and kept the Hawks offense grounded. For the fourth straight game, Minnesota kept Chicago under 22 shots on goal. Since the beginning of the season, the Blackhawks have been held under 23 shots on goal only six times—five of those contests have come against the Wild...Read More.

Probably Wild Lineup Between The Pipes
Another offensive explosion on home ice has delivered the Minnesota Wild all the way back into the Western Conference Second Round series against the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Wild scored four goals for the second straight game to take a 4-2 victory Friday and even the best-of-7 series at two wins apiece. Justin Fontaine, Jason Pominville and Nino Niederreiter scored even-strength goals in the first two periods and Jared Spurgeon added a power-play goal in the third...Read More.

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