Jason Pominville scored twice to power the Wild in a 5-3 win over the Blackhawks at United Center. Zach Parise , Kyle Brodziak and Justin Fontaine also scored for Minnesota, which has won three straight to move to 6-3-and-3. Niklas Backstrom halted 33 shots in the cage for the victory. Bryan Bickell , Patrick Kane and Marcus Kruger all lit the lamp for Chicago while Nick Leddy had two assists. Corey Crawford made 20 saves in defeat as the 'Hawks lost their second straight to fall to 6-2-and-3.
Blackhawks play at Minnesota Monday night.