CHICAGO, March 5 (UPI) -- Two goals by Bryan Bickell got the Chicago Blackhawks on the road to a 5-3 win over the Minnesota Wild and their 20th victory of the season Tuesday.
Bickell scored twice in a four-goal first period for the red-hot Blackhawks, who padded their record to 20-0-3.
Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane also scored and Brandon Saad notched a goal and two assists in the win. Corey Crawford turned in another solid performance in goal, making 20 saves and improving to 11-0-3.
Niklas Backstrom gave up four goals in the first period and was replaced by Darcy Kuemper, who held the Hawks at bay until Kane's goal at 11:53 of the third period.