Chicago Blackhawks defeat Minnesota Wild, 3-1

Getting a jump start on Halloween, many in the sold-out Xcel Energy Center crowd arrived in creative costumes.

There were refs with orange armbands, the Hanson Brothers and Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers singing "O Canada."

Too bad Wild players didn't follow suit.

It would have been nice if somebody other than defenseman Marek Zidlicky grabbed the "goal scorer" costume from the closet before leaving for the rink.

With the Wild looking to string three mo...