It took the Minnesota Wild nearly half the first period of Game 2 inside the United Center to register a shot on goal, and it wasn't until the third period that Matt Dumba got the visit
Every team preaches it this time of year: To advance, the best players need to be the best players.
Right now, the Blackhawks’ best are playing accordingly.
While Game 1 between the Blackhawks and Wild was a goal-scoring affair, the second game between these Western Conference foes has proven to be much more of a defensive battle so far.
1. Win the Board Battles.