Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he remembers from the contest. Tonight, he looks back at a 5-3 loss against the Chicago Blackhawks:
It was a scenario that the Minnesota Wild is all too familiar with — an unfriendly bounce resulting in a Patrick Kane game-winning goal. After last year’s Game-6-series-clinching-carom-off-the-stanchion goal, Lady Luck gave Kane’s stick a big old smooch again tonight...Read More
Patrick Kane scored a power-play goal with 3:28 left in the third period to help the Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Minnesota Wild 5-3 at United Center on Tuesday.
It also let the Blackhawks (22-9-1) off the hook for blowing the 3-1 lead they had to start the third period. The Wild (16-12-1) drew within one when Nino Niederreiter scored on a penalty shot, and they tied it on a goal by defenseman Marco Scandella, who played his first game after serving a two-game suspension for an illegal hit...Read More