Wild Lose Game One 4-3 in Second Round Series With Chicago
MINNEAPOLIS -- In a rematch of last years match-up one thing stands out, the series between the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks will be a battle.
Wild fans thought this game was over early last night (Friday) as Chicago had an early 3-0 after the first period.
However, the Wild were not going down without a fight. The team scored three goals in and eight minute period in the second to tie things back up at 3-3 late in the period.
Zach Parise, Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund each recorded a goal for the team in the period. Parise also added an assist and Thomas Vanek had two.
Then with 58.2 second left in the period the momentum shifted to Chicago as 20-year-old Teuvo Teravainen broke the tie with his first playoff goal giving his team the 4-3 lead and what would be the final score.
Chicago now takes an 1-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. The Blackhawks are tryint to knock out the Wild for the third straight year.
The teams will face each other in Game 2 Sunday night in Chicago.