The Wild did all they could in the second period to push past the Blackhawks in Game 6.
Kris Versteeg wasted no time in helping the Blackhawks move one step closer to the Western Conference Finals.
For the second time this postseason, the Minnesota Wild have found themselves down, 3-2, in a series.
Game 6 between the Blackhawks and Wild begins at 8 p.m.
Keith Ballard has been on the giving and receiving end of injury-inducing hits.