Game 5 preview: Wild at Chicago
- May 9, 2013 - 12:03 AM
WILD AT CHICAGO • 8:30 P.M. • UNITED CENTER • FSN, 100.3-FM
WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS • BLACKHAWKS LEAD SERIES 3-1
Notes: Chicago’s Corey Crawford leads the NHL with a 1.39 goals-against average and .949 save percentage in the playoffs. LW Patrick Sharp leads the Blackhawks with four goals and Bryan Bickell has three. RW Patrick Kane and C Jonathan Toews have no goals, but Kane is tied for fourth in the NHL with five assists. Wild C Mikko Koivu has no points and is minus-5. LW Zach Parise has one goal and is minus-6. The Wild has scored six goals in four games. The Wild’s power play is 0-for-15.
• Brandon Saad-Jonathan Toews-Marian Hossa
• Patrick Sharp-Michal Handzus-Patrick Kane
• Bryan Bickell-Andrew Shaw-Vitkor Stalberg
• Dan Carcillo-Marcus Kruger-Michael Frolik
• Duncan Keith-Niklas Hjalmarsson
• Nick Leddy-Brent Seabrook
• Michal Rozsival-Johnny Oduya
Goalies: Corey Crawford, Henrik Karlsson
Injury report: C Dave Bolland (groin) and G Ray Emery (lower body) are doubtful.
• Zach Parise-Mikko Koivu-Charlie Coyle
• Jason Zucker-Matt Cullen-Devin Setoguchi
• P-M Bouchard-Kyle Brodziak-Jason Pominville
• Stephane Veilleux-Jake Dowell- Cal Clutterbuck
• Ryan Suter-Jonas Brodin
• Marco Scandella-Jared Spurgeon
• Justin Falk-Tom Gilbert
Goalies: Niklas Backstrom, Darcy Kuemper
Injury report: Backstrom (lower body) is probable. G Josh Harding (lower body) and LW Mike Rupp (knee) are questionable. C Zenon Konopka (foot), RW Dany Heatley (shoulder) and D Clayton Stoner (upper body) are out.
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