The Blackhawks have tended to wait until the third period to explode against opposing teams this season, but that was definitely not the case on Tuesday night.
Win some, lose some and fight to pull some out: the Blackhawks had to do the last one on Tuesday night.
The Blackhawks have had to go without some top players at times this season, from Corey Crawford to Patrick Sharp.
1. Own the boards. Minnesota is a team that gets a lot of shots and scores a lot of goals. The Wild also give up the fewest number of shots in the entire NHL.
Duncan Keith is out sick and Antti Raanta will start when the Blackhawks host the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night at the United Center.