The Wild will try to avoid elimination when they battle the Blackhawks tonight in Game Five of their NHL Western Conference quarterfinal series in Chicago. The Blackhawks blanked the Wild 3-0 on Tuesday in St. Paul to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven set. If the Wild win tonight, they would host Game Six on Saturday. The puck drops tonight at 8:30 p.m. Listen for coverage on 860 AM KNUJ.
Here is the best-of-seven series schedule and results for the NHL Quarterfinal matchup between Minnesota and Chicago:
Tuesday (4/30): Chicago 2, Minnesota 1 (overtime-final; CHI leads series 1-0),
Friday (5/3): Chicago 5, Minnesota 2 (CHI leads series 2-0),
Sunday (5/5): Minnesota 3, Chicago 2 (overtime-final; CHI leads series 2-1),
Tuesday (5/7): Blackhawks 3, Wild 0 (CHI leads series 3-1),
Thursday (5/9): Wild at Blackhawks, 8:30pm,
Saturday (5/11): Blackhawks at Wild, if necessary, TBA,
Sunday (5/12): Wild at Blackhawks, if necessary, TBA.