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 1-0 overtime win in Game 3 of Round 1 against the Colorado Avalanche:
Playoff hockey is just the best.
Tonight might’ve been the most exciting 1-0 game I’ve ever seen. It had everything—it was emotionally charged, physical, skill plays, big saves—except a lot of scoring...Read More.
Mikael Granlund's highlight-reel goal 5:08 into overtime gave the Minnesota Wild a 1-0 win against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3 of their Western Conference First Round series at Xcel Energy Center on Monday night.
Colorado now leads the best-of-7 series 2-1. Game 4 will be played in Minnesota on Thursday (9:30 p.m. ET, TSN2, CNBC, RDS2, ALT, FS-N, FS-WI).
Granlund, who gained control of the puck in the left corner, skated behind the net to the right corner, fought off Colorado defenseman Jan Hejda, skated to the front of the net and beat Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov while in mid-air...Read More.