The Minnesota Wild have been here before.
They know what it's like to lose on the road and win at home in a playoff series. That's the pattern they are following against the Chicago Blackhawks and that's just what they did for six games in their opening round series against the Colorado Avalanche.
They finally came through on the road in overtime of the seventh game.
The Wild would like to have the same opportunity against the Blackhawks. If they are going to get a fourth chance to prove they can win at the United Center, they must defend their home ice at the Xcel Energy Center Tuesday night.
While they won their two previous home games rather decisively, they will have to find a way to outskate and outwork the Blackhawks to earn a seventh-game opportunity.
Here are the keys for each team in Game 6.