The Minnesota Wild barely squeaked into the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and their reward for that is a match up with the Chicago Blackhawks, perhaps the most formidable of teams in this shortened NHL season.
Below we have the schedule and as the games go on the results of this first round match up, as well links to both Chicago and Minnesota media sites to get the playoff story from both cities.
Chicago Leads Series 3 games to 1
Tuesday, April 30-- Minnesota 1 at Chicago 2 (OT) (21,428)
Friday, May 3-- Minnesota 2 at Chicago 5 (22,012)
Sunday, May 5-- Chicago 2 at Minnesota 3 (OT) (19,238)
Tuesday, May 7-- Chicago 3 at Minnesota 0 (19,378)
Thursday, May 9-- Minnesota 1 at Chicago 5 (21,597)
Media sources for the series
(some may feature a pay wall)
Chicago Sun Times
Chicago Daily Herald
Minneapolis Star Tribune
St. Paul Pioneer Press
TSN Series Preview