Patrick Sharp finally scored, Nick Leddy jump-started Chicago’s stagnant special teams with a power-play goal and the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 on Monday night.
Patrick Sharp and Michael Frolik had two goals apiece, and the Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Friday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
Cal Clutterbuck’s tying tip-in with 3:12 left in regulation and Devin Setoguchi’s shootout goal lifted the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
Patrick Kane had the lone Chicago goal in the shootout against Josh Harding.
Dave Bolland had two goals, and rookie Jimmy Hayes and Viktor Stalberg scored 23 seconds apart in a three-goal second period as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Thursday night.
San Jose and Minnesota made their second major deal of the offseason with the Sharks sending forward Dany Heatley to the Wild on Sunday for forward Martin Havlat.
Despite losing their season finale to the Detroit Red Wings, the Chicago Blackhawks will still have the chance to defend their Stanley Cup Championship.
The Chicago Blackhawks have continued their strong play as of late. Their shootout win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Sunday night has kept them in the playoffs hunt.
The Chicago Blackhawks picked up two big points on Wednesday night against the Minnesota Wild. But if they want to reach the playoffs they’ll have to have that same result again Friday night.
The Chicago Blackhawks are currently four points out of the playoffs with 26 games left in the season. The Minnesota Wild sit directly above the Blackhawks in the standings and will be their Wednesday night opponent.
Heading into the All-Star break, the Chicago Blackhawks are holding onto a playoff spot by a tread. Down the stretch they’re going to need to capitalize on every opportunity for a standings point.
Both the Chicago Blackhawks and the Minnesota Wild have been playing good hockey as of late and are trying to rack up as many standing points as possible.
In last year’s Olympic games, the Chicago Blackhawks were on full display. While the next Olympics aren’t for some time, the team will remain well represented in International play.