|CHI Wins Series 4 - 1|
Goaltender Corey Crawford has been nearly unbeatable in the series, posting a 1.39 goals against average and a .949 save percentage.
Patrick Sharp leads the Hawks offensively, scoring four goals and adding an assist in the series. Bryan Bickell has chipped in with three goals as well.
|Find your seat early because the crazies in the Madhouse on Madison will go bananas during Jim Cornelison’s rendition of the National Anthem.
The Wild will wear its WHITE sweaters tonight.
|Matt Cullen won 14 faceoffs Tuesday, setting a new career high for faceoff wins in a single playoff game (13, 2x, last 5/14/09). He tallied the primary assist on Sunday’s game-winning goal and leads the Wild in playoff points with three assists. He has 39 points (11-28=39) in 67 career playoff games.||
Forward Mike Rupp is a game-time decision tonight. If he's unable to go, the lineup will remain the same:
Coyle – Koivu – Parise
Zucker – Cullen – Setoguchi
Pominville – Brodziak – Bouchard
Clutterbuck – Mitchell – Veilleux
The blue line will go unchanged from Game 4:
Brodin – Suter
Scandella – Spurgeon
Gilbert – Falk
Josh Harding will be back in net tonight. He has started all four games for the Wild this series, posting a 2.48 GAA and a .923 SV%.
|We can talk about execution and missed opportunities, but we have to do something on our side as a coaching staff and make some adjustments (on the power play).
- Yeo on improving the team's power play
|Rupp and Veilleux are a game-timer decision. Defensemen Mathew Dumba, Brett Clark and Nate Prosser will be healthy scratches. Forwards Zenon Konopka, Mikael Granlund and Carson McMillan the scratches up front.
Clayton Stoner (undisclosed) is injured. Dany Heatley is out after having shoulder surgery.
|D Nick Leddy is a native of Eden Prairie.||Minnesota is 7-3 in playoff elimination games. During Minnesota’s previous five playoff series in team history, the Wild has posted a 6-3 record in Games 5-7.|
|Wild at Chicago will be broadcast locally in high definition on FOX Sports North and nationally on NBC Sports Network with a start time of 8:30 p.m. The game can be heard on KFAN 100.3 FM or online at Wild.com.
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