Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago Blackhawks 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 5 live stream free will begin at 6 p.m. PST/9 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 11, 2014. The Wild vs. Blackhawks Game 5 will be held at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Information on how to watch the Wild vs. Blackhawks Game 5 on live stream free can be found below.
The Wild have gone buck-wild with skillful plays and tied the best-of-7 series against the Blackhawks with a Game 4 4-2 win.
With home-ice advantage, the defending Stanley Cup champion will try to dominate their Western Conference Second Round series rival in Game 5. Chicago have yet to lose at United Center in this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs.
"It's exciting to be back at home and playing in front of our crowd and let's take advantage of some home cooking here," Chicago coach Joel Quenneville said, according to NHL.com. "We should be excited about playing the right way. We talk about being hard to play against; we haven't seen that level that's been necessary and we're going to need that Sunday night."
In Game 1, Chicago won with 5-2 final score, and won again in Game 2 with 4-1. Then all of a sudden, Wild turned the table to won 4-0, effectively shutting down the Blackhawk's offense.
The Blackhawks had an easier time coming into Eastern Conference second round.
Defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks eliminated the St. Louis Blues after a dominating 5-1 win in Game 6 on Sunday. They have come back from a 2-0 deficit to proceed to the Second Round Playoffs.
The Wild are coming into Second Round with a close match 4-3 series win over the Colorado Avalanche. Even in their last game, the Wild barely won with 1 point in overtime.
While the Wild and Blackhawks may differ in how they came into this series, the most recent matches between the two teams showed that the Wild have an upper-hand, winning three of five games against the Blackhawks in regular season.
But the Blackhawks defeated the Wild in five games in 2013 Western Conference Quarterfinals. This second round matchups are the second straight year the two teams collide in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
While Blackhawks' goalie Corey Crawford have been a stone wall in blocking shots, the Wild appear to have discovered the way in to the goal after their Game 3 win.
Wild vs. Blackhawks Game 5 will be televised nationally on CNBC (USA) and TSN (Canada), and locally on RDS2, online live stream can be watched by clicking here, and HD quality online live stream can also be watched at www.nbcsports.com/liveextra.