1. Chris Stewart, Wild: The forward scored twice—including a goal that gave his team a 2-1 lead with 9:28 left—and leads the Wild with four goals.
2.Devan Dubnyk, Wild: In his best game this season, Dubnyk stopped 36 of 38 shots and did not surrender a goal through the first 48:21.
3. Jason Zucker, Wild: As the Wild’s forward corps dwindled to eight healthy players, Zucker assisted on Stewart’s first goal, scored the winner on a power play and added three hits.
BY THE NUMBERS
32: Hits for the Wild, who outhit the rugged Blackhawks 32-25.
6: Number of those dished out by 5-9 Wild forward Tyler Ennis, who lost his helmet on a hard check early in the game but gave more punishment than he got.