Posted May 04, 2013 on AP on Fox
Patrick Sharp and Michael Frolik had two goals apiece, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 on Friday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series. Patrick Kane added two assists as Chicago put together a strong start and impressive finish to open a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Bryan Bickell added an empty-net score to his winning goal in the Blackhawks' 2-1 overtime victory in the postseason opener Tuesday night. Game 3 is Sunday afternoon in Minnesota. Devin Setoguchi and Marco Scandella scored for the Wild, who are making their first postseason appearance in five years.

Susannah Collins fired over sex slip-up, raunchy videos or something else?

Susannah Collins was fired by CSN Chicago after her humorous, embarrassing slip-up went viral. As seen in the video above, Collins was in the middle of an intermission report about the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night when she talked about the “tremendous amount of sex” the team had during the regular season. Collins quickly realized her error and recovered by saying “success...

Blackhawks reporter fired just two days after making an on-air Freudian Slip

Sad news out of the Windy City after Chicago Blackhawks reporter Susannah Collins gave the world one of the best Freudian Slips of all-time, she finds herself on the unemployment line. Collins was reporting prior to the start of the Blackhawks first Stanley Cup Playoff game and said that the team had a “tremendous amount of sex during the regular season.” What she meant to say...

Backstrom hoping to get back on ice for Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. Niklas Backstrom waited five years to get back to the playoffs with the Minnesota Wild. Now he's just trying to get back on the ice while his team is still playing. The Wild have returned home facing a 2-0 playoff series deficit to the Chicago Blackhawks, and Backstrom has missed the past two games after suffering a lower-body injury in pregame warm-ups prior...

Backstrom, Stoner day to day for Wild

Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom and defenseman Clayton Stoner did not practice on Thursday, increasing the possibility they will be unavailable for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Wild forward Jason Pominville also missed Thursday's practice and will not travel to Chicago for Friday's game. He missed Game 1. Coach Mike Yeo...

Reporter who said Blackhawks had ‘Tremendous Amounts of Sex’ Fired

I’m sure we all remember the CSN Chicago reporter Susannah Collins from a few weeks ago when she slipped up on camera and said that the Chicago Blackhawks had ‘tremendous amounts of Sex‘ this season. We won’t get the chance to see any other potential slip ups because apparently she has been fired by CSN. [...]

Minnesota Wild Summon Darcy Kuemper From Minors

The Minnesota Wild have summoned goalie Darcy Kuemper from the minors. He fills in as insurance as Niklas Backstrom has a lower-body injury. The post Minnesota Wild Summon Darcy Kuemper From Minors appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.

Wild look for playoff win at home

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) NHL hockey was absent from Minnesota for seven years, and the upstart Wild stumbled through two rough seasons in their debut. Then came 2003, when the fervor of a playoff run came roaring back to a state that's as tied to the sport as any other in the nation. "It was a magical time to be playing here in Minnesota," said former Wild left wing...

Down 2-0 to Chicago, underdog Wild hope to rally

NHL hockey was absent from Minnesota for seven years, and the upstart Wild stumbled through two rough seasons in their debut. Then came 2003, when the fervor of a playoff run came roaring back to a state that's as tied to the sport as any other in the nation. ''It was a magical time to be playing here in Minnesota,'' said former Wild left wing Andrew Brunette...

Blackhawks organization really takes their propaganda seriously

Obviously by now, you’ve heard that Comcast SportsNet fired Susannah Collins in the middle of the night. And I stayed up late to get the news out there right away. Because like I said, it wasn’t Comcast who made the call; it was the Blackhawks decision. The Chicago Blackhawks fired Susannah Collins; so Comcast is really off the hook here. The Chicago Blackhawks are a business...

Wild's Backstrom, Stoner will travel to Chicago for Game 2

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild are still saying goalie Niklas Backstrom and defenseman Clayton Stoner are day-to-day with injuries, but head coach Mike Yeo said Thursday that both players will make the trip to Chicago for Friday's playoff game. Neither took part in Thursday's practice at Xcel Energy Center. Not making the trip, however, is forward Jason Pominville,...

Zucker lifts Wild to 3-2 overtime win over Chicago

"You've got a way to keep me on your side, you give me cause for love I can not hide, For you know I'd even try to turn the tide, because your mine, I walk the line" are the lyrics to Johnny Cash's famous song I Walk the Line.  Right now the Wild are walking a fine line between having a chance and playoff oblivion.  After their most recent loss, a 5-2 defeat...

Game Preview: Game 3, Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks 5/5/2013 @ 2:00PM CST

Minnesota Wild (0-2) 1.50 Goals For (13th) 3.50 Goals For (14th) 0% Power Play (16th) 85.7% Penalty Kill (8th) Top 3 Scorers: 1. #7 Matt Cullen ~ 0G 2A = 2pts 2. #6 Marco Scandella ~ 1G 0A = 1pt 3. #10 Devin Setoguchi ~ 1G 0A = 1pt Top PIM's: 1. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 8 PIM's Top TOI: 1. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 35:52 Top Goaltender(s...

Game Preview: Game 2, Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks 5/3/2013 @ 8:30PM CST at United Center

Minnesota Wild (0-1) 1.00 Goals For (10th) 2.00 Goals Against (12th) 0% Power Play (16th) 66.7% Penalty Kill (9th) Top 2 Scorers: 1. #22 Cal Clutterbuck ~ 1G 0A = 1pt 2. #4 Clayton Stoner ~ 0G 1A = 1pt Top PIM's: 3 players tied with 2 PIM's (Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu, Tom Gilbert) TOI Leader: #20 Ryan Suter ~ 41:08 Top Goaltender...
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