|CHI||1||1||0||(0 - 0)||2|
|MIN||1||2||1||(null - null)||4|
|The Blackhawks were kept off the board for the first time this postseason. Marian Hossa has eight points in the playoffs, six of which came in Games 1 and 2 against the Wild. He had three assists in Game 2 and was a plus-4.||Get fired up before the game with other State of Hockey fans. The Wild will host a pregame party from 5-8 p.m. at Gate 2 of Xcel Energy Center prior to Game 4 party for will include a live DJ, pig roast, Happy Hour prices (Wild.com’s favorite) and NHL alumni autographs.
The Wild will wear its GREEN sweaters tonight.
|Parise netted a power play goal and assist in Game 3 to earn his 14th career multi-point playoff game and third this postseason. He leads the Wild and ranks second in the NHL with 13 points (4-9=13) in the postseason.
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Cooke will take the spot of Moulson on the third line:
The blue line will look the same as Game 3:
In Game 3, Bryzgalov earned his first playoff shutout since May 7, 2006.
|In the playoffs, there’s a fine line between playing smart and playing safe. We have to make sure that we are playing smart, but we have to make sure we’re not playing safe.
-Yeo on playing smart
|Tonight's healthy scratches are Stephane Veilleux, Jonathon Blum, Nate Prosser and Mike Rupp. Moulson is out with a lower-body injury.
Forward Jason Zucker (surgery) and goaltender Josh Harding (illness) are on Injured Reserve. Niklas Backstrom is shutdown for the remainder of the season.
|D Nick Leddy is a native of Eden Prairie.||In four games at Xcel Energy Center this postseason, the Wild has limited its opponents to 76 shots, an average of 19 per game. The Wild has held Chicago to 22 or fewer shots in each game this series. Since 2003, the Blackhawks have played in 84 playoff games, and have been held to 22 or fewer shots in seven contests – including three this series. The Wild has allowed 23.7 shots against/game this postseason – the lowest average in the NHL.
|Wild vs. Chicago will be nationally in high definition on NBC Sports Network with a start time at 8:30 p.m. The game can be heard on KFAN 100.3 FM or online at Wild.com. Get updates with the Wild’s official team app, here.||