Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks shoots against Marco Scandella #6 of the Minnesota Wild at the United Center on April 3, 2014.
The Minnesota Wild, fresh off a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche to win Game 7 of their first round playoff series, won’t have much time to rest and relax after their victory, as their series against the Chicago Blackhawks will begin on Friday night at the United Center.
That game, which will begin at 8:30pm Central time, will be aired on NBCSN, with the rest of the schedule as follows (all times are Central)
Sunday, May 4th: 2pm Minnesota at Chicago, NBC
Tuesday, May 6th: 8pm Chicago at Minnesota, CNBC
Friday, May 9th: TBD Chicago at Minnesota, TBD
*Sunday, May 11th: TBD Minnesota at Chicago, TBD
*Tuesday, May 13th: TBD Chicago at Minnesota, TBD
*Thursday, May 15th: TBD Minnesota at Chicago, TBD
* = If necessary
Game 5 of the series could potentially be on NBC, but the more likely scenario would see it played on NBCSN that evening, with The Players Championship hitting the airwaves on NBC on Sunday afternoon. The late start time for Friday’s game accommodates the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers, who will play in the first game of the doubleheader at 6pm Central time.