Corey Crawford made 30 saves and Patrick Kane (above) scored for the Blackhawks, who moved within a victory of reaching the Western Conference Final for the third consecutive season with a 1-0 victory at Minnesota.

Chicago leads the best-of-7 Western Conference second round series 3-0. The Wild will try to avoid elimination Thursday in Game 4 (9:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN).