MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wild beat Blackhawks again
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota forwards Jason Pominville and Matt Cooke scored in the first period as the Wild were able to hold on and beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul last night. Darcy Kuemper stopped 33 shots for Minnesota, which has won three-of-four. The Wild have now beaten the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks in three of four games this season. Patrick Kane scored late in the game for Chicago, which has lost two straight.