The Blackhawks extended their playoff winning streak to six games. Their longest winning streak during the regular season was six games.
Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford stopped 18-of-19 shots. During the Blackhawks' six-game winning streak, he's made 174 saves on 183 shots for a .951 save percentage.
The Wild attempted 50 total shots, including 19 on net. The Blackhawks had 46 total shot attempts, including 22 on net.
The Blackhawks had a 58.2 Corsi close percentage, which is shot differential with the game tied or within a goal. This statistic is used to eliminate score effects. The Blackhawks had 32 shots attempts to the Wild's 23 in those situations, according to extraskater.com.
The game included only three penalties. The Wild had two penalties and the Blackhawks had one. The Wild went 0-for-2 on their power play, and the Blackhawks were 0-for-1. Brandon Saad's second-period goal came just two seconds after a Minnesota penalty expired.
Wild goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 18-of-21 shots. He's made 73 saves on 88 shots for a .830 save percentage in the playoffs.
Hjalmarsson was on the ice for 13:20 of even-strength ice time against Wild forward Zach Parise. No other two players were matched up more often.
The Wild had eight players with a Corsi percentage better than 50 percent, according to extraskater.com. Wild forward Dany Heatley had a 66.7 Corsi percentage (the Wild had 10 shots for and five against with him on the ice in 5-on-5 situations). Charlie Coyle had a team-low 38.5 Corsi percentage (10 shots for, 16 against).
The Blackhawks had seven players with a Corsi percentage better than 50 percent, according to extraskater.com. Jonathan Toews led the team with a 73.7 Corsi percentage (the Blackhawks had 14 shots for and five against when he was on the ice in 5-on-5 situations). Ben Smith had a team-low 29.4 Corsi percentage (10 shots for, 24 against with him on the ice).
Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell scored his fifth goal of the playoffs. He has 14 playoff goals over the last two seasons.
Wild forward Mikko Koivu won 14-of-19 faceoffs. He's won 129-of-215 faceoffs for a 60.0 winning percentage in the playoffs.
Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy played 56 seconds and three shifts in the third period. He played a team-high 7:59 in the first period.
Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa had three assists and a plus-4 rating.
The Wild had 32 hits to the Blackhawks' 23. The Wild's Cody McCormick had a game-high six hits.