STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS
Patrick Sharp, Chicago: Scored a pair of goals, one on a tip-in, the other on a 40-foot slapshot.
Corey Crawford, Chicago: Supported by strong defense, the Blackhawks goalie had a 25-save shutout.
Johnny Oduya, Chicago: Unsung defenseman blocked five shots.
Sharp scored 1:02 into the second period on the first shot on relief goalie Darcy Kuemper, who had no chance to warm up before the period started, to give Chicago a 2-0 lead. Kuemper replaced Josh Harding, who suffered a left leg injury.
BY THE NUMBERS
0-for-15 Wild on power plays this series.
26 Wild shots blocked by the Blackhawks on Tuesday.
4 Periods in the series the Wild has played without a backup goalie on the bench. Niklas Backstrom, injured in Game 1 warmups, came out of the stands and dressed for the third period Tuesday night.
|Philadelphia - WP: R. Hernandez||2||FINAL|
|Washington - LP: D. Fister||1|
|Seattle - LP: R. Elias||1||FINAL|
|Baltimore - WP: W. Chen||2|
|Texas||1||Top 7th Inning|
|Colorado||2||Top 9th Inning|
|Cincinnati||4||Top 9th Inning|
|San Francisco - WP: R. Vogelsong||5||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: J. Niese||1|
|LA Angels||5||Bottom 7th Inning|
|NY Yankees||3||Top 8th Inning|
|Minnesota||5||Top 5th Inning|
|Toronto||1||Top 6th Inning|
|Milwaukee||3||Top 6th Inning|
|Kansas City||0||Top 2nd Inning|
|Pittsburgh||0||Bottom 1st Inning|
|Atlanta - M. Minor||9:10 PM|
|San Diego - E. Stults|
|Chicago Cubs - K. Hendricks||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - D. Haren|
|NY Giants||8/3/14 7:00 PM|
|Indianapolis||8/7/14 6:00 PM|
|San Francisco||8/7/14 6:30 PM|
|New England||8/7/14 6:30 PM|
|Cincinnati||8/7/14 7:00 PM|
|Seattle||8/7/14 8:00 PM|
|Dallas||8/7/14 9:00 PM|
|Philadelphia||1||2nd Half 18:00|
|Sporting Kansas City||1|
|Brt Columbia||9:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/2/14 6:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/7/14 7:30 PM|
|Edmonton||8/8/14 6:00 PM|
|Hamilton||8/8/14 9:00 PM|
|Ottawa||8/9/14 6:30 PM|
|Connecticut||83||4th Qtr 0:50|