Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker celebrates his overtime goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild won 3-2. (AP Photo/Andy King) (The Associated Press)
Chicago Blackhawks' Michal Rozsival (32) is taken down by Minnesota Wild's Torrey Mitchell in the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Sunday, May 5, 2013 in St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 on overtime.(AP Photo/Andy King)s (The Associated Press)
Chicago Blackhawks players Brandon Bollig, top, and Viktor Stalberg leave the ice after Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker scored a goal in the fourth period during Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Sunday, May 5, 2013 in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild defeated the Blackhawks 3-2. (AP Photo/Andy King) (The Associated Press)
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild are bracing for pushback from the Chicago Blackhawks after a rough-and-tumble effort to win Game 3 in this first-round series.
Game 4 is Tuesday. After practice on Monday, the Wild cautioned against being too proud of their overtime victory. They spoke of expecting a physical response from the Blackhawks after outhitting the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs 34-13 on Sunday.
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says his team needs to play with more desperation.
For the Wild, forward Jason Pominville participated in a light practice. Coach Mike Yeo called that "encouraging" but declined to clarify his status for Game 4. Pominville has missed the last two weeks after taking an elbow to the chin in a game against Los Angeles.