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 4-3 overtime loss in Game 5 of Round 1 against the Colorado Avalanche:
The Minnesota Wild sure didn’t deserve tonight’s outcome.
Nathan MacKinnon scored 3:27 into overtime Saturday for his third point of the game to give the Colorado Avalanche a 4-3 win against the Minnesota Wild and a 3-2 lead in their best-of-7 Western Conference First Round series.
The Avalanche will attempt to clinch the series in Game 6 at the Xcel Energy Center on Monday (9 p.m. ET; CNBC, RDS, TSN, FS-N, ALT).
MacKinnon, who had two assists during regulation, took a shot from the left circle that beat Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper to the glove side...Read More.