Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he remembers from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks:
The Chicago Blackhawks eliminated the Minnesota Wild in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season. The 4-1 series was all Chicago on its way to raising the Stanley Cup. However this regular season, the series went to the Wild, 3-1-1, after tonight...Read More.
The Chicago Blackhawks didn't have Jonathan Toews or Patrick Kane in the lineup, but they still managed to pull out a big win Thursday night.
The defending Stanley Cup champions, playing for the first time this season without both Toews and Kane, edged the Minnesota Wild 3-2 in a shootout at United Center. Marian Hossa scored the lone goal in the tiebreaker; Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford denied all three Wild shooters...Read More.