ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Erik Haula and Mikael Granlund scored goals less than 3 minutes apart early in the third period, and the Minnesota Wild recovered from a sluggish start for a 4-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinal series.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals for Chicago in the third period, including a terrific dash through the Minnesota zone for the tiebreaking score, and the Blackhawks beat the Wild 5-2 in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Friday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he’s looking forward to an ice-cold Minnesota beer when the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup.
The Blues face the Blackhawks in Game 4 of their opening round series at Chicago on Wednesday night.
The Blues lost 2-0 in Game 3, but still lead the series 2-1.
“Within our walls, I don’t think anyone is even thinking about last year,” defenseman Barret Jackman said. “The media comes in and you get all the comparisons.
“But really it’s about what we’re doing now. We’re playing good hockey. We’re playing against a team that is very hungry and has a lot of good experience.”