Blackhawks get Minnesota in first round

Blackhawks get Minnesota in first round

Posted by TimS on Sat, 04/27/2013 - 21:07

The Blackhawks will play the Minnesota Wild in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

That was decided on Saturday when the Wild beat Colorado 3-1 in Denver.

Detroit clinched the seventh seed by winning 3-0 at Dallas and will play Anaheim in round one.

Columbus was left out in the cold despite beating Nashville 3-1. The Blue Jackets finished tied with Minnesota in points but lost the tiebreaker.

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