Chicago is on to its fifth Western Conference Final in seven seasons.
With a 4-3 win, Chicago eliminated Minnesota from the playoffs for the third straight year.
The Blackhawks are down to five defensemen for Game 4.
Can the Blackhawks finish off the sweep in St. Paul?
Puck drop is set for 8:30 p.m. CT as Chicago leads the series 3-0.
Chicago’s versatility in style of play has been too much for Minnesota.
“It was a goalie win,” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said.
Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar’s goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.
The Blackhawks look to reverse an alarming trend for Game 3 in St. Paul.
Puck drop is set for 7 p.m. at the Xcel Energy Center.
The Blackhawks are playing their best hockey, though still striving for better.
No. 101 went like so many of the first 100 playoff games for Patrick Kane. A perfect shot at a key moment, another big play at the very end, and a victory for the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Blackhawks’ rookie scored the game-winning goal in Chicago’s 4-3 win over Minnesota.
Teuvo Teravainen broke a tie with his first playoff goal.
Puck drop is set for 8:30 p.m. at the United Center.
Chicago hosts Minnesota in Game 1 of the conference semifinals on Friday at 8:30 p.m.
Vermette has one goal since coming over from Arizona.
The series opens Friday night at the United Center.
Chicago topped Minnesota in the second round last season.
Chicago could face St. Louis or Nashville in the first round.