Blackhawks Outlast Wild, Take 3-2 Series Lead

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Blackhawks Outlast Wild, Take 3-2 Series Lead

May 11, 2014 Updated May 11, 2014 at 9:53 PM CST

Chicago, IL (NNCNOW.com) --- Former Minnesota Golden Gopher Erik Haula scored to put the Minnesota Wild up 1-0 before the Chicago Blackhawks tallied two unanswered goals to win 2-1 and take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday.

Bryan Bickell notched his six goal of the postseason to tie things up at 1-1 in the second period. Jonathan Toews scored the eventual game-winner at the 4:33 mark of the third period.

Ilya Bryzgalov finished with 26 saves in net for Minnesota while Corey Crawford tallied 27 saves for the win. It was Haula's third goal during the playoffs.

Minnesota and Chicago will meet in Game 6 on Tuesday night at 8:00 p.m. at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.

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