Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks Game 2: Live Score and Highlights

Brad Kurtzberg@@sealshockeyContributor IMay 4, 2014

Nam Y. Huh/AP Images

Chicago Blackhawks 4, Minnesota Wild 1, FINAL

The Chicago Blackhawks got two goals from Brandon Saad and three assists from Marian Hossa to defeat the Minnesota Wild 4-1. Chicago leads the series 2-0.

Jonathan Toews got Chicago on the board early on a rebound of a shot by Marian Hossa. Bryzgalov made the save on Hossa's breakaway attempt but Toews won the race for the rebound to give Chicago a 1-0 lead.

Then Brandon Saad scored in the final minute of the second period on a wrist shot that deflected off of Zach Parise's stick to give Chicago the 2-0 lead.

A goal by Cody McCormick just two minutes into the third period got the Wild on the board and cut the Chicago lead to 2-1. Minnesota took control of the tempo of the game after the goal but were unable to get the tying goal.

Bryan Bickell took a nice pass from Hossa and scored on a 2-on-1 break to make it 3-1 Blackhawks with 2:45 left in the game. An empty-net goal by Brandon Saad iced the win for Chicago.

Game 3 of the series will be in Minnesota Tuesday night at 9:00 p.m. ET.