Bickell’s Overtime Goal Wins Game One For Blackhawks
Minnesota’a Cal Clutterbuck opened up the scoring in the 1st period with a wrister that found its way past Corey Crawford. The Blackhawks tied the game when Marian Hossa found the back of the net in the 2nd period.
Crawford collected 26 saves for the Hawks. Minnesota goalie Josh Harding, an unexpected starter, saw even more action, saving 35 shots for the Wild. Harding got the starting nod when teammate Nikolas Backstrom suffered a lower body injury during warm-ups.