Following Wild games, Managing Editor Mike Doyle will give the Five Takeaways that he'll remember from each contest. Today, he looks back at a 5-4 overtime loss in Game 1 of Round 1 against the Colorado Avalanche:
During the regular season, the Minnesota Wild was one of the best third-period comeback teams in the National Hockey League, but so were the Colorado Avalanche...Read More.
Paul Stastny scored at 7:27 of overtime Thursday at Pepsi Center to give the Colorado Avalanche a 5-4 win against the Minnesota Wild in Game 1 of their Western Conference First Round series.
The Avalanche sent the game to overtime when Stastny scored with 13.4 seconds to play in regulation during a 6-on-5 skating situation. Defenseman Erik Johnson took a shot and the rebound went to Stastny, who beat Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov from the base of the right circle...Read More.