when last they met ... Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom made a save against Blackhawks rookie Brandon Saad during the April 9 game at Xcel Energy Center. Chicago won 1-0, with its goal coming when Marian Hossa intercepted a clearing pass in the Wild zone and blasted a shot past Backstrom late in the second period.
Wild vs. Blackhawks
Season series: Blackhawks won 2-0-1, outscoring the Wild 8-5.
All-time series: Wild 27-18-1 (one tie), outscoring the Blackhawks 125-119. Wild has won five of the past 15 meetings, but only once in regulation.
Wild leading scorers vs. Blackhawks this season: Matt Cullen and Devin Setoguchi each one goal and one assist.
Wild leading scorers all-time vs. Blackhawks: Ryan Suter four goals, 26 points in 47 games; Mikko Koivu four goals, 22 points in 29 games; Cullen 10 goals, 22 points in 36 games; Setoguchi six goals, 14 points in 18 games.
Blackhawks leading scorers vs. Wild this season: Marian Hossa and Bryan Bickell each two goals, one assist; Brandon Saad and Jonathan Toews each one goal and two assists.
Blackhawks leading scorers all-time vs. Wild: Hossa 10 goals, 20 points in 22 games; Toews six goals, 17 points in 18 games; Duncan Keith five goals, 15 points in 29 games; Patrick Kane six goals, 14 points in 23 games.
Niklas Backstrom all-time vs. Blackhawks: 5-8-1 with a 2.65 goals-against average.
Corey Crawford all-time vs. Wild: 3-1-2 with a 2.01 goals-against average.
|Atlanta - LP: J. Walden||4||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: H. Rondon||5|
|Washington - LP: J. Zimmermann||2||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: A. Burnett||6|
|Chicago WSox - LP: H. Noesi||4||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: C. Kluber||7|
|NY Yankees - LP: A. Warren||2||FINAL|
|Baltimore - WP: T. McFarland||3|
|Pittsburgh - LP: T. Watson||5||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - WP: C. Partch||6|
|Miami - LP: H. Alvarez||1||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: Z. Wheeler||7|
|Toronto - WP: A. Loup||8||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: G. Balfour||5|
|LA Angels - WP: G. Richards||3||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: N. Tepesch||0|
|St. Louis||6||Top 9th Inning|
|Boston - WP: J. Lackey||8||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: S. Feldman||3|
|Detroit - WP: A. Sanchez||2||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: D. Duffy||1|
|Minnesota - LP: K. Johnson||2||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: J. De La Rosa||6|
|San Diego||4||Top 5th Inning|
|Oakland||2||Bottom 6th Inning|
|Arizona||0||Top 6th Inning|
|D.C.||1||1st Half 25:00|
|Calgary||7/12/14 5:30 PM|
|Brt Columbia||7/12/14 8:30 PM|
|Edmonton||7/17/14 7:30 PM|
|Toronto||7/18/14 6:00 PM|
|Hamilton||7/18/14 9:00 PM|
|Montreal||7/19/14 6:00 PM|