Marcus Foligno scored with 38 seconds left in overtime to cap off the comeback after the Wild twice pulled even with the Blackhawks in the third period.
The Blackhawks honored Wild defenseman Matt Dumba for his work with the Hockey Diversity Alliance on Friday night.
Willie O'Ree made history in 1958 when he became the National Hockey League's first Black player.
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The Riverbend Skate Path along the Warroad River now extends for 5.2 miles, connecting the east and west sides of the Canadian border town, as well as generations of hockey players.
Fans and celebs alike came out for a well-orchestrated, though chilly, NHL Winter Classic at Target Field.
Saturday's Winter Classic at Target Field will be the marquee event for the NHL.
A quick look at Saturday's comeback.
After starting his career as a goal scorer in Chicago, Ryan Hartman has gone from role player to scorer again with the Wild. He scored twice Friday.
In their first reunion in almost two years, both franchises' new directions were on display as the Wild routed its rebuilding rival at United Center for its fourth win in the past five games.
A quick look at the front end of the Wild's home-and-home series with the Blackhawks.
The Wild continues to get healthier, with the team potentially getting three regulars back in a home-and-home series that starts tonight in Chicago.