Game 1 recap
1. Josh Harding, Wild : Making his first career playoff start after Niklas Backstrom was injured during warm-ups, he made 35 saves.
2. Jonathan Toews, Blackhawks: Just a beast all night. A pest defensively, created chances, won 18 of 26 faceoffs.
3. Jared Spurgeon, Wild: In his playoff debut, he blocked seven shots.
Late in overtime, Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya chipped a puck off the glass and over a leaping Ryan Suter for an odd-man rush. Viktor Stalberg set up Bryan Bickell for the winner.
By the numbers
1,837 Days between playoff games for the Wild
4-5 The Wild’s record all-time in playoff overtime
41:08 Ice time for Ryan Suter, a franchise record
0-for-4 Wild’s power play (second best on the road during regular season)
|Toronto - LP: A. Loup||4||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: J. Outman||6|
|LA Angels - LP: H. Santiago||1||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: R. Porcello||2|
|Atlanta - LP: G. Schlosser||3||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: J. Valverde||4|
|Seattle - LP: T. Wilhelmsen||2||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: M. Dunn||3|
|St. Louis - LP: S. Maness||2||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: R. Soriano||3|
|Milwaukee - WP: Z. Duke||3||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: J. Gomez||2|
|NY Yankees - WP: P. Claiborne||5||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: H. Bell||1|
|Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes||8||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: Y. Ventura||3|
|Cincinnati - WP: H. Bailey||8||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: C. Villanueva||2|
|Chicago WSox - WP: E. Johnson||16||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: R. Ross Jr.||2|
|Houston - LP: B. Peacock||1||FINAL|
|Oakland - WP: J. Chavez||4|
|Philadelphia - WP: J. Diekman||10||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: M. Belisle||9|
|San Francisco - WP: T. Lincecum||4||FINAL|
|San Diego - LP: R. Erlin||3|
|Arizona - LP: J. Collmenter||1||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - WP: J. Wright||4|
|Baltimore - LP: B. Matusz||5||FINAL|
|Boston - WP: E. Mujica||6|
Poll: Can the Wild rally to win its playoff series against Colorado?