Blackhawks edge Wild in Game 1

Chicago, IL ( – Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal
late in the second period to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Minnesota
Wild 4-3 in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series.

Brandon Saad, Patrick Kane and Marcus Kruger all scored in the first period
for Chicago, which has eliminated the Wild in the playoffs the previous two

Corey Crawford made 30 saves for the Blackhawks, who defeated Nashville in six
games in the opening round.

Jason Zucker, Zach Parise and Mikael Granlund lit the lamp for the Wild, who
beat St. Louis in six games in the first round. Devan Dubnyk stopped 31-of-35