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 2-1 loss in Game 5 of the Second Round against the Chicago Blackhawks:
For the fifth-straight time in the Second Round series between the Wild and Blackhawks, the home team won. It was announced today that Game 6 puck drop back at Xcel Energy Center, where the Wild is undefeated in the postseason, is set for 8 p.m. Tuesday...Read More.
Thanks to goals from Bryan Bickell and captain Jonathan Toews, the Chicago Blackhawks were able to hold serve Sunday night in a wild Western Conference Second Round series against the Minnesota Wild, claiming a 2-1 victory at United Center.
The home team has won each of the five games in this series and Chicago improved to 6-0 at home this postseason. The Blackhawks lead the best-of-7 series, 3-2 and can make their second straight trip to the Western Conference Final with a victory in Game 6 on Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center (9 p.m. ET, CNBC, TSN, RDS)...Read More.