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May 2, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Minnesota Wild right wing Nino Niederreiter (22) and Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) battle for the puck during the first period of game one of the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Wild fall 5-2 against the Blackhawks


Blackhawks 5, Wild 2: Patrick Kane scored the go-ahead goal and an insurance tally in the third period as host Chicago drew first blood in its Western Conference second-round series.

Bryan Bickell also tallied twice and Marian Hossa added a goal and two assists for the reigning Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks, who host Game 2 on Sunday afternoon. Patrick Sharp and defenseman Brent Seabrook each set up a pair of tallies and Corey Crawford turned aside 30 shots.

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