Chicago vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 2-1
|Chicago vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 2-1|
The Wild beat Chicago 2-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Darcy Kuemper's 33 saves.
The Wild were a +122 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Matt Cooke and Jason Pominville each scored for the Wild in the victory. Pominville opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 8:08 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mikael Granlund and Dany Heatley.
Darcy Kuemper stopped 33 of 34 Chicago shots in the victory.
Patrick Kane scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Darcy Kuemper.
Antti Raanta stopped 17 of 19 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Minnesota 34-19 in the game.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Sharks. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winnipeg.