May 5, 2013
Wild's playoff funeral put on hold
By ROBERT TYCHKOWSKI, QMI Agency

Minnesota Wild left wing Pierre-Marc Bouchard celebrates his goal against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford during the first period of Game 3 of their NHL Western Conference quarter-finals hockey playoff series in St. Paul, Minn. May 5, 2013. (REUTERS/Eric Miller)

ST. PAUL, MINN. - Call off the funeral.

The Minnesota Wild won't be burying their season Tuesday night.

After looking very much like an overmatched eighth-seed in digging an 0-2 hole in their first-round playoff series with the Chicago Blackhawks, the Wild finally showed a glimpse of their full potential Sunday afternoon.

And it's pretty good.



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