The Minnesota Wild didn't make the NHL playoffs, but its Iowa minor-league team, which plays in Des Moines, is in the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs against Chicago.
Games 5 of the series is Friday after the Wild beat the Wolves 2-1 on Wednesday. The best-of-7 series is tied 2-2.
Here are some links that will keep you up on the latest:
Iowa Wild team website
Calder Cup playoff schedule, scores
The opponents: Chicago Wolves web site