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 4-2 loss in Game 2 of Round 1 against the Colorado Avalanche:
The Avalanche did its part and held home ice, taking the first two games in the best-of-seven series against the Wild. The series will shift back to Xcel Energy Center and the State of Hockey on Monday...Read More.
Nathan MacKinnon and Paul Stastny each had four points Saturday and Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals to give the Colorado Avalanche a 4-2 win against the Minnesota Wild at Pepsi Center.
The Landeskog-Stastny-MacKinnon line combined for 10 points and goalie Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves as the Avalanche took a 2-0 lead in their best-of-7 Western Conference First Round series. Game 3 is Monday at the Xcel Energy Center (7 p.m. ET; CNBC, RDS, TSN, FS-N, ALT)...Read More.