Minnesota Wild vs St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues Brad Boyes (20) fans on a shot on goal as Minnestoa Wild goaltender Josh Harding watches during the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on October 20, 2007. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
Two goals from Marian Hossa staked Chicago to an early lead Thursday and the Blackhawks easily advanced in the playoffs by downing Minnesota 5-1.
The Chicago Blackhawks killed six Minnesota power plays and got two goals from Patrick Sharp to top the Wild 3-0 in the Western Conference quarterfinals.
Jason Zucker scored 2:15 into overtime Sunday and the Minnesota Wild edged Chicago 3-2 to get back into their first-round Western Conference series.
Michael Frolik gave Chicago an early lead Friday and Patrick Sharp broke things open in the third period to bring the Blackhawks a 5-2 triumph over Minnesota.
Bryan Bickell scored 16:35 into overtime Tuesday, propelling the Chicago Blackhawks over Minnesota 2-1 in their first-round playoff series opener.
Corey Potter scored two first-period goals Friday, sending Edmonton to a 6-1 win over Minnesota that prevented the Wild from clinching a playoff berth.
Roberto Luongo made 25 saves Tuesday and the Vancouver Canucks held off visiting Minnesota 2-1.
Matt Cullen scored the decisive goal in the shootout Wednesday to bring Minnesota a 3-2 victory over Chicago, the Blackhawks' first loss of the season.
Damien Brunner started a four-goal outburst in the second period Friday that sent Detroit to a 5-3 victory over Minnesota.
Zach Parise scored his first goal for Minnesota and Josh Harding recorded a shutout Sunday in the Wild's 1-0 victory over Dallas.