Wild set to take on Blackhawks in playoffs

Celebrating goal
Nino Niederreiter of the Minnesota Wild celebrates his game winning goal with Kyle Brodziak of the Minnesota Wild in overtime against the Colorado Avalanche in Game Seven of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 30, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 5-4 in overtime to win the series.
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The Minnesota Wild hockey playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks kicks off tonight. We get a preview from Pioneer Press sports reporter Brian Murphy.

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