By Kelsie Plesac
Patrick Sharp registered his second two-goal game of the playoffs Tuesday night as the Blackhawks defeated the Wild 3-0. Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford had 25 saves and was credited with the shutout.
At 8:48 in the first period Sharp put the Blackhawks on the board with his 3rd goal of the series. Michal Handzus and Marian Hossa registered assists. Sharp also struck again early in the second period, tallying his 2nd goal of the night and 4th of the playoffs. The Hawks final goal came from Bryan Bickell at 12:43. The goal was Bickell’s 3rd of the series.
The Blackhawks now lead the Western Conference Quarterfinal 3-1. They hope to put the Wild away Thursday night in front of the home crowd at the United Center.