The Wild look to even things up with the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night in game two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals (8:30 pm, AM 1390-The Fan). Minnesota fell 2-1 in overtime in game one Tuesday night.

Forward Jason Pominville (head), defenseman Clayton Stoner (lower body) and goaltender Niklas Backstrom (lower body) are not expected to play for the Wild. Josh Harding will get the start in goal.