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 overtime loss in Game 6 of the Second Round against the Chicago Blackhawks:
It was an anticlimactic end to an epic Game 6. A bad bounce off the glass in overtime spelt doom for the Wild’s hopes to force a Game 7, as the puck caromed right to the tape of Patrick Kane, who tucked home a backhand for the winner at the 9:42 mark of OT...Read More.
The Chicago Blackhawks finally found a way to defeat the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night. Their reward: A second straight trip to the Western Conference Final.
Patrick Kane scored 9:44 into overtime after a funny deflection off the glass behind the Minnesota net, giving the Blackhawks a 2-1 victory in Game 6 of this Western Conference Second Round series. Chicago won the series 4-2 and has won 14 straight games in series that were tied 2-2 in games since the 2009 playoffs...Read More.