The Blackhawks received a little bit of a gift in their defense of the Stanley Cup.
After the Minnesota Wild dispatched the Colorado Avalanche in overtime of Game 7 on Wednesday night, the Hawks will get home-ice advantage in their second-round series against the Wild.
The Blackhawks will open up the second-round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Wild at the United Center on Friday, May 2 at 8:30 p.m on NBC Sports Network.
Comcast SportsNet will have Postgame Live following each game of the Blackhawks-Wild second-round series.
Here's the complete schedule for Blackhawks-Wild:
|Friday, May 2||8:30 p.m.||Wild at Blackhawks||NBCSN|
|Sunday, May 4||2:00 p.m.||Wild at Blackhawks||NBC|
|Tuesday, May 6||8:00 p.m.||Blackhawks at Wild||CNBC|
|Friday, May 9||TBD||Blackhawks at Wild||TBD|
|*Sunday, May 11||TBD||Wild at Blackhawks||TBD|
|*Tuesday, May 13||TBD||Blackhawks at Wild||TBD|
|*Thursday, May 15||TBD||Wild at Blackhawks||TBD|