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Game 3 recap: Wild 3, Chicago 2 (OT)

  • May 5, 2013 - 10:18 PM

game 3 recap

STAR TRIBUNE’S Three Stars

1. Jason Zucker, Wild: First career playoff goal was an overtime winner. Also drew his fourth power play of the series.

2. Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Wild: One goal, one assist, four shots and pep in his step all game.

3. Matt Cullen, Wild: Assisted on Zucker’s winner, two shots, four takeaways, penalty kill stud.

Turning point

After Duncan Keith forced overtime by scoring with 2:46 left in regulation, Cullen’s reaching pass to Zucker after being tripped behind the net resulted in the winner.

By the numbers

4 Goals and nine points in 19 career playoff games for Bouchard.

22 Career playoff goals in 64 games for Zach Parise (one goal Sunday).

15 Hits by Cal Clutterbuck (eight) and Devin Setoguchi (seven) of the Wild’s total of 34.

15 Faceoff wins by Mikko Koivu, among the Wild’s total of 40. Koivu was 15-for-20 in the circle.

5-5 The Wild’s record in overtime playoff games.

1 Career playoff victories for Josh Harding (25 saves) and coach Mike Yeo.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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