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Post-Game Notes vs. Carolina - March 17

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild
LW Drayson Bowman tallied two goals and an assist and C Brandon Sutter added a goal and a helper, as the Carolina Hurricanes rallied from two goals down for a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild in front of a sellout crowd of 18,394 at Xcel Energy Center. C Kyle Brodziak scored his career-high 18th goal and added two assists for Minnesota, which plays host to Vancouver on Monday in game four of a five-game homestand. RW Nick Johnson and C Erik Christensen also scored for the Wild.

C Kyle Brodziak scored his career-high 18th goal of the season – tied for second on the Wild roster – and added two assists. Brodziak’s 37 points (18-19=37) tie his career-high, set in 2010-11. Brodziak’s recorded his fourth career three-point game, the last coming Feb. 18, 2011, against Anaheim.
RW Nick Johnson snapped a 22-game streak without a goal, scoring for the first time since Jan. 19 at Toronto. He tallied his seventh goal of the season.
C Erik Christensen scored his third goal in as many games.
D Tom Gilbert recorded his second assist in his last three games.
Minnesota allowed the game’s first goal for the 11th time in 12 games.
The Wild scored a first-period goal for the first time in the last five home games.
Carolina snapped a three-game losing streak at Xcel Energy Center.
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